Modern Warfare and Dogs

The American engineering company Boston Dynamics released video of their prototype for AlphaDog (an enhanced model of BigDog). The robotic dog was funded by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and the US Marine Corps.

Though these videos don’t show combative uses for the dogs, you can imagine what they have in mind. It’s getting dangerously close to a point where countries will be able to fight wars without doing any of the fighting. Right now we’re passing a midpoint between The Western Front and Star Wars.

Read more on Motherboard.


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