South Korean military put on the border with North Korea squad killer robots. Combat vehicles manufacturing subsidiary of Samsung are equipped with sensors of heat and motion to detect potential targets, as well as machine guns to destroy them from a distance of more than 2 kilometers.

According to the newspaper Daily Mail, in the arsenal of SGR-1 has a 5.5-mm machine gun and a grenade launcher caliber 40 mm. However, the decision to open fire takes a human operator, rather than a computer program. Upon detection of a potential threat to the machine immediately inform the command center. Picture with audio transmitted to the remote operator who decides to shoot or not.

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If people can get tired soldiers and go to sleep on a post, the robots ever. War Machines Samsung uses the automatic surveillance, which leaves no room for anything that might resemble a human laziness. Robots also are not afraid of attacking the enemy.

According to the creators, SGR-1 is designed “to prevent war.” His goal – to protect the soldiers came under fire in a particularly dangerous area.

Fighting robots are deployed soldiers along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Area, since 1953, separating the Korean peninsula into two approximately equal halves, has a length of about 250 km and a width of 4 km.


According to some estimates, the cost of one unit of SGR-1 is 200 000 dollars. The number of robots used is unknown. For the first time the system was tested in 2006.

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