Robots On The Front Lines

Remote controlled robots are finding their way on the battlefields, serving as improvised explosive device (IED) detectors. I would like to start calling them “battlefield droids” (so please feel free to spread this term around). ¬†What may seem like insignificant technology could potentially save the lives of the soldiers put in harms way on routine convoy and ground patrols.

Plus everything’s better with robots, right?

Video provided by AFN Afghanistan


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