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Part 1: The ABCs of War Bots

Technological developments have enabled the evolution of warfare from cavemen bludgeoning each other with blunt objects to career soldiers...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO8dLk_QGsMTechnological developments have enabled the evolution of warfare from cavemen bludgeoning each other with blunt objects to career soldiers detonating explosives from miles away. What's next on the battlefields of the future? Military robots are rolling, flying, and swimming into conflict zones, aiding and protecting their human counterparts. We take a closer look at these robo-warriors in our new series, "Military Robots."Continued in Part 2, "Soldiers and Their Bots."

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Part 2: Soldiers and Their Bots

Unlike soldiers, robots can take the worst of a bomb blast and survive to see another battle. So when an explosive needs to...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0Up5YzhVbkUnlike soldiers, robots can take the worst of a bomb blast and survive to see another battle. So when an explosive needs to be detonated, the military sends in Talon, a one-machine robotic bomb squad. With so many lives saved thanks to Talon's skills, it's little wonder that the bond between soldiers and their robot is so strong.Continued in Part 3, "The Overcrowded Skies."LEARN MOREFoster-Miller, Inc.

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Part 3: The Overcrowded Skies

There's a problem brewing over the skies of Iraq, and it's not weather related. Thanks to a new generation of cheaper,...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6fWa8gaprAThere's a problem brewing over the skies of Iraq, and it's not weather related. Thanks to a new generation of cheaper, smaller robots, Iraqi airspace is now filled almost to capacity with unmanned aerial vehicles. These radio-controlled planes give the armed forces unprecedented powers of surveillance, but how will the military respond to the dangerous traffic nightmare overhead?Continued in Part 4, "Rescue Bots of the Future."

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Part 7: When War Becomes A Video Game

We've learned about robots that spy, rescue, aid, survey, and defuse. In the final episode of our "Military Robots" series, we...

We've learned about robots that spy, rescue, aid, survey, and defuse. In the final episode of our "Military Robots" series, we encounter robots that kill. Robots equipped with missiles and guns are a relatively new development, one that raises a host of ethical questions. In the wars of the future, will the killing of humans be left entirely to machines?LEARN MOREFoster-Miller, Inc.
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