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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian18 Jan 2018 2:57 p.m. PST

Now "swarms" are on track to join U.S. boots on the ground. DARPA has set out to prove that robots can do far more in combat than just eyes in the sky or robot mules hauling heavy loads on the ground…

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Personal logo Striker Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2018 3:47 p.m. PST

They've successfully dropped them from an f18 like cluster munitions and they formed up to swarm like birds.

Lonkka1Actual18 Jan 2018 11:29 p.m. PST

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Just waiting for Skynet to become active and start hunting humans with those… :/

Then again, it won't be long before some lunatic militaristic world leader or some fanatics will start using drones like this.

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2018 1:10 a.m. PST

It's only a matter of time.

Dan

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2018 10:29 a.m. PST

A couple of years ago, there was a car commercial that started out with people leaving an office building and being swarmed by drones.

Here it is:

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Stryderg19 Jan 2018 1:42 p.m. PST

That reminds me of Alfred Hitchcock's Birds:
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP20 Jan 2018 9:55 p.m. PST

Flock of sheep, swarm of bees, gaggle of geese, a clowder of cats …

What is it when it's flying robots?

Dan

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