Russian battle robots shoot armored targets during field trials (VIDEO)Battlebots…wow who’d ever imagine?…..
Russian battle robots armed with machine-guns, cannons and anti-tank missile launchers have undergone successful field trials, destroying all designated targets – including armored vehicles – at a maximum range, according to military sources.
Russia has successfully tested the robotic systems of the Uran family in a complex exercise at Rayevsky testing range range in Novorossiysk on Thursday, defense sources told a number of Russian news agencies. As compared to previous trials which tested robots individually, this time remotely controlled robots operated together as a military unit.
The exercise included engineering reconnaissance and long-rage firing tests of machine guns and automatic cannons installed on a robotic chassis of Uran family, the source told Ria.
“At the final stage of the exercises, battle robots practiced destroying armored equipment using anti-tank guided missiles,” the source said, explaining that all systems were controlled from a remote secured command post.
“The combat robotic systems’ operators have successfully hit all designated targets,” the source added.
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