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John Soat
John Soat

U.S. Military Robots Of The Future: Visual Tour

Meet robots that fight fires, climb ladders, search for bombs, and race across the battlefield. The technological singularity is near, say military strategists.
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Also deployed to Afghanistan for testing is another in Boston Dynamic's insect-inspired robots, the Sand Flea. This rolling robot can jump up to 30 feet high, over walls or onto rooftops. The Sand Flea weighs 11 pounds and can jump 25 times per battery charge.

Image credit: Boston Dynamics

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