Photo Credit To www.thetreeofliberty.com
The Marines are testing a machine gun-wielding death robot

The Marines are testing a machine gun-wielding death robot

By Paul Szoldra:

The Marine Corps is actively testing a robotic system outfitted with sensors and cameras that can be armed with an M240 machine gun.

It’s called the Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System, and it looks crazy.

Just last week, infantry Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines were taking the robot out on training patrols at Camp Pendleton. Later this month, they’ll head to the Marines’ desert training site at 29 Palms, California to fire off plenty of live rounds.

If it were actually fielded, MAARS would complement the 13-person infantry squad that typically carries small arms, offering up a tracked vehicle that can zone in on targets with a mounted M240B machine gun firing 7.62mm NATO rounds.

Continue reading here…

Post source : http://www.techinsider.io/marines-testing-robot-2016-7

About The Author

• Co-Host “Live in Las Vegas w/Dave & Chad” KDWN 720AM 2014 - present • Operations Manager / Sports Director KXNT 100.5FM ’10-’14 • Co-Host “Over/Under” KXNT 100.5FM ‘10-’12 • Producer Las Vegas’ #1 morning show “mark & Mercedes” ‘01-’05 • Imaging director/Assistant Program Director 100.5 Jack FM ‘05-’10 • E.M.A (Best Production / Creative Services Manager) 2006 "One of Chad's great strengths is his sense of humor and translating it on the air. Not only did he have the staff constantly laughing in the hallways, he kept our listeners coming back for more on the air." Vice President of Programming Beasley Broadcasting: Justin Chase

Related posts