Chilling Moment: A robot dog with a machine gun on its back opens fire straight out of a Black Mirror episode: Dogbot can be bought online for around $3,000.
- The chilling video shows a robot dog with a submachine gun strapped to its back, shooting in the street.
- It was uploaded by Alexander Atamanov, the founder of a Russian hoverbike company.
- The robot dog is being sold online for about $3,000 without a gun attached to it.
- The Black Mirror-style clip is a preview of a future war, as the Pentagon has already shown off deadly robotic dogs at army trade shows.
A chilling Black Mirror-like video of a robot dog opening fire with a submachine gun strapped to its back, uploaded by the Russian founder of a hoverbike company, is a preview of the war of the future.
Alexander Atamanov, the founder of a Russian hoverbike company, has uploaded a viral video showing a UnitreeYushu robot dog being sold at retail. online for about $3,000 filming the snowy hills outside and it looks like he was just creating something to play with.
At a time when autonomous drones are used to fight terrorists and the US Army has its own sniper rifles armed with robot dogthe video is a horrific reminder that this type of weapon is already a reality.
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Alexander Atamanov, founder of a Russian hoverbike company, has uploaded a viral video showing a UnitreeYushu canine robot being sold online for around $3,000.
The robot dog, referred to by the manufacturer as a “technologist dog”, appears to be armed with a Russian pistol known as the PP-19 Vityaz, a type of submachine gun based on the AK-47 design.
The robot dog, which the manufacturer has called a “technologist dog,” appears to be armed with a Russian pistol known as the PP-19 Vityaz, a type of submachine gun based on the AK-47 design, according to Vice.
The robot also has Velcro strips on the sides, and a Russian flag is visible on the left side.
There’s a lot we don’t know about the capabilities of the dystopian dog, but we can tell that the robot dog has a hard time dealing with weapon recoil: every time it fires, the bot must rebalance itself.
Atamanov, who according to his social media feed likes to tinker with military-style vehicles, posted a photo on his Facebook page showing the same robot dog, but this time with a cup of coffee instead of a submachine gun. .
Boston Dynamics, a manufacturer of its own robotic dogs, said it would not use them for people who intend to use the bots as weapons.
Atamanov did not immediately respond to DailyMail.com’s request for comment regarding the video.
Seen from above is Alexander Atamanov, the founder of a Russian hoverbike company.
Boston Dynamics, the maker of its own robotic dogs, has said it won’t use them on people who intend to use the bots as weapons, but agencies like the NYPD have already used them to patrol apartment buildings, drawing criticism from civil liberties side.
However, other companies are developing robotic dogs with aggressive abilities.
A robotic dog with a 6.5mm Creedmoor sniper rifle attached to it, capable of hitting targets at a distance of 940 feet, was disclosed at the US Army trade show in October.
The Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR) is the brainchild of Philadelphia-based Ghost Robotics and weapons manufacturer SWORD International of Sparks. Nevada.
SPUR can be remotely instructed to load, unload, and fire its rifle while mounted on one of Ghost Robotics’ existing “four-legged unmanned ground vehicles.”
The firms have yet to reveal the exact configuration of the weapon, the amount of ammunition the vehicle is capable of carrying, or its reload speed.
However, tests have shown that the 6.5mm cartridges used in the Creedmoor rifle provide longer range compared to the 7.62x51mm cartridges currently used by the US military.
The founder of the hoverbike company is shown with the same robot dog, but this time he is holding coffee instead of a gun.