Created the first combat iRobot

The future is much closer than you think. It is possible that in the next 10 years to fight for people in developed countries will be robots, will manage no more difficult than in a computer game. That will not only kill the computer bots in virtual reality, and opponents in real life. The iRobot Corporation has already constructed the first combat robot for serial production. The model is called the Warrior 710:






The electric motor of the robot, rotating caterpillar, provides a maximum speed of 8 km/h, which is even more than the statutory speed American infantryman. Two front caterpillars can tilt at a significant angle and foot allow the robot to climb stairs and overcome bumps in the terrain. Six-foot folding "hand" is able to expose the objects, which is suspected of installing the extensions, open locked doors and Windows. The mechanical load capacity of the manipulator is 68 kg.




Military multifunctional robot weighs about 200 kilograms, equipped with mechanical "hand", goes on a tracked chassis and is equipped with a basic set of 40-mm multi-barrel grenade launcher. Exclusively a feature of the combat robot is the versatility of a mechanical manipulator that can be used for a variety of tasks. In this video of the Warrior 710 launches a mechanical "hand" of the detonation charge to clear a mine field:



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