The new breed of soldier: Robots with guns

Spurred by the risks from roadside bombs and terrorist ambushes, the military is aggressively seeking to replace troops with battlefield robots, including new versions armed with machine guns. “There was a time just a few years ago when we almost had to beg people to try an unmanned ground vehicle,” says Marine Col. Terry Griffin, manager of the Robotic Systems Joint Project Office in Huntsville, Ala. “We don’t have to beg anymore.”

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