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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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ReconRobotics recently received a $1.7 million contract from the U.S. Marine for 126 of its Recon Scouts. The Recon Scout weighs 1.2 lbs and can be thrown into any environment, from which it transmits real-time video to help examine vehicle undercarriages, inspect bunkers and caves, and evaluate suspected IEDs.

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