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US Marines Test Robot Dogs With AI-Enabled Rifles

A Ghost Robotics Vision 60 prototype walks with a security forces Airman at a simulated austere base during the Advanced Battle Management System exercise on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 1, 2020. The prototype uses artificial intelligence and rapid data analytics to detect and counter threats to US military assets in space and possible attacks on the US homeland with missiles or other means. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Zachary Rufus)

The Defense Post

By JOE SABALLA

MAY 9, 2024

The US Marine Forces Special Operations Command recently tested four-legged unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) armed with artificial intelligence-enabled rifles.

The test, which was conducted at an unknown location, was made public by Eric Shell, an official from Virginia-based firm Onyx Industries, which supplied the AI-enabled weapon.

He said the US Marine command has two Vision 60 quadrupedal UGVs from Ghost Robotics fitted with gun systems based on Onyx’s SENTRY remote weapon system.

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