The Army and Marine Corps are looking at what troops will need to fight in megacities, underground

The Army and Marine Corps are looking at what troops will need to fight in megacities, underground By: Todd South     Capt. Kiona Zappe, who worked Special Forces, civil affairs and psychological operations for the exercise, explains the blue, or friendly forces, decisions during the senior leader out brief. (Nathan Vest/Rand Corporation)  A recent Army and […]

Why the British army tested robots in muddy fields

Why the British army tested robots in muddy fields By: Grant Turnbull The British army utilized armed unmanned ground vehicles during the Autonomous Warrior exercise, using them to provide stand-off force protection. (Photo: Grant Turnbull)  Senior British army officers have signaled their intent to accelerate the fielding of several unmanned — and increasingly autonomous systems — […]

Australian Autonomous Train Is Being Called The “World’s Largest Robot”

Australian Autonomous Train Is Being Called The “World’s Largest Robot” JON CHRISTIAN, FUTURISM 30 DEC 2018 Mining corporation Rio Tinto says that an autonomous rail system called AutoHaul that it’s been developing in the remote Pilbara region of Australia for several years is now entirely operational — an accomplishment the company says makes the system the “world’s largest robot.” […]