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You're sat in the back of an armored personnel carrier when, suddenly, something hits you and the lights go out. Stumbling out of the darkness, you emerge onto the battlefield armed with just a video camera and a first-aid kit. Laying in front of you is a wounded soldier screaming for help, but wo

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June 13, 2014 at 8:16AM
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Get ready, battlefields, as yet another iRobot is gearing up to take you all by storm. Announced today, the aforementioned outfit has received an award under DARPA's LANdroids program which will enable it to \"develop a new portable communications relay robot that is small, inexpensive, intelligent

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While the idea of an autonomous flying military bot is far from new, the US Navy has taken a first step toward \"developing an unmanned combat aircraft that some advocates say could compete with Lockheed Martin's F-35 joint strike fighter.\" Northrop Grumman was awarded a $636 million contract to des

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Just as in years past, the \"planet's largest robot competition\" is about to get underway in San Francisco. This time around, over 800 robots from 30 countries will be competing in 61 various RoboGames events, the most notable of which include combat, fire-fighting, android acrobatics, android kung-

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If you've got the bank credentials to back it up, you can build your own robotic fighting machine, or hop in the \"squishy ball shooting\" Land Walker and (slowly) mow down neighborhood pests as you please. But if you've only got $60, and don't feel like sustaining any major injuries when releasing t

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It seems that a bit of tension, or at least miscommunication, is quite common between pilots in the Air Force and Army soldiers holding it down on the western front. As we can all imagine, if communication during a live combat situation is anything less than flawless, things could turn ugly fairly q

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