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Upcoming Military Robot Could Feed on Dead Bodies

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posted on Jul, 15 2009 @ 10:56 AM
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Military robot feeds off- wait for it- DEAD BODIES(???)


www.foxnews.com

A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find — grass, wood, old furniture, even dead bodies.

Robotic Technology Inc.'s Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot — that's right, "EATR" — "can find, ingest, and extract energy from biomass in the environment (and other organically-based energy sources), as well as use conventional and alternative fuels (such as gasoline, heavy fuel, kerosene, diesel, propane, coal, cooking oil, and solar) when suitable," reads the comp
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Mod Edit- Changed title to original story title from link.

[edit on 15-7-2009 by elevatedone]




posted on Jul, 15 2009 @ 10:56 AM
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*stares speechless* After a news item like that, what the heck can ya say?! Our military has lost it's MIND. And so have a few of the scientists who come up with this stuff!

A robot that will just chew up 'dead' bodies? What if someone isnt 'dead'- but in a coma? Do the soldiers help hack up the bodies?

And you KNOW the military will program it to eat every'body' they can send it at.

www.foxnews.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 15-7-2009 by wylekat]



posted on Jul, 15 2009 @ 10:59 AM
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Old news, already been posted sorry

www.abovetopsecret.com...

[edit on 15/7/09 by Discotech]



posted on Jul, 15 2009 @ 11:00 AM
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And with that, thread closed.



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