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Space Force unveils dog-like surveillance robots armed with sniper rifles to patrol bases

Concept image of a robot dog standing the rubble in the middle of a warzone or the aftermath of an earthquake. The dog has a camera and can be controlled remotely. Digitally generated image.

Space Chatter

By Space Chatter Wire

August 10 2022

The U.S. Space Force is showing off some new additions to their ranks: dog-like robots that will patrol their rocket bases. These so-called Ghost Robotics Quadruped Unmanned Ground Vehicles (Q-UGV) have been enlisted at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

With a maximum payload of 10kg, the robo-dogs can carry surveillance equipment — and even a sniper rifle.

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