The drill, Northern Strike, took region last July and August at Camp Grayling in Michigan.
It’s not the last time the Army will carry out exercises with remote-controlled ground robots firing guns. In the future, the guns will be bigger and more powerful, Rogers said.
According to Paul Scharre, director of technology and security at the Center for a unusual American Security, the US Army has been somewhat reluctant about using armed robots. section of the reason is that the rules of engagement are not as easy for a robot to understand, and policy makers around the world are wary of a shooting robot that goes on a rogue offensive or loses the ability to distinguish friend from foe.
The Russian military has been testing the Nerekhta, Uran-9 and Vikr for years. Each vehicle has various levels of armaments, from large caliber machine guns to AG-30M grenade launchers and anti-tank guided missiles.