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Thread: Robot Dogs Now Have Assault Rifles Mounted On Their Backs

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    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Different rifles for different roles.

    The Barret is the heavy sniper rifle bolt action. Swappable to. 308 for training.

    The Creed rifles are semi auto, and 6.5 was selected because it feeds high bc bullets from ar10 magazines.

    As for mgs they are settling around the 6.5 replacing 7.62, and .338 Norma mag replacing .50 big.
    The 6.5CM was not selected. You should read the articles I posted.

    There's been so much voodoo and BS spread about the magic of the 6.5CM over the last five or ten years it's nauseating.

    It's a middle of the road, mild recoiling 6.5, it doesn't do anything special and it doesn't do anything other 6.5's weren't already doing as well or better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Ghost Robotics and SWORD International have teamed up to create a rifle-toting "robot dog." Called the Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle, or SPUR, the system adds a 6.5mm Creedmoor rifle from SWORD to one of Ghost Robotics' quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicles, or Q-UGVs.
    ...Testing has shown that this 6.5mm round actually offers increased range over the various 7.62x51mm cartridges that are available to the U.S. special operations community now.
    There is limited information about the SPUR available now, but The War Zone has already reached out to Ghost Robotics for more information. Ghost Robotics says that SPUR is capable of precision fire out to 1,200 meters, or nearly 3,940 feet. This unmanned system already features impressive stabilization capabilities simply as a result of its quadrupedal design.

    Talk about the hounds of hell.
    This has night vision, a suppressor, and is chambered in a round excellent for long range precision.
    I can see these accompanying special ops troops, acting as sentries, etc.
    4 legs mean the dog is more stable than a tripod for machine gun use.

    Read the article and found it interesting..
    I could also see it used in night assaults.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wehrwolfen View Post
    Read the article and found it interesting..
    I could also see it used in night assaults.
    No doubt. Lots of possibilities.
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