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ELEKTRO 6/2019 was released on June 6th 2019. Its digital version will be available on June 24th 2019.

Topic: Rotating electrical machines, drives and power electronics; Electromobility

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Gun-wielding drones are now a thing

15.08.2017 | Alphr | www.alphr.com

In what is quite possibly the most frightening news beyond impending nuclear war, an American military drone company has developed a gun-wielding drone. Yes, that’s right, a drone equipped with an assault rifle intended to fight in hot conflict.

The TIKAD, developed by Duke Robotics, is intended to be the soldier of the future, a tool that means there’s no need for soldiers to enter into hot-conflict zones to take out their opponents. Weighing 50kg, TIKAD is capable of flying anywhere between 30 and 1,500 ft and can carry a wide arrangement of semi-automatic weapons plus a 40mm grenade launcher.

Military drone

It’s built with proprietary recoil stabilisation technology, offers high levels of accuracy and is completely remotely operated.

Read more at Alphr

 

 

 

Image Credit: Duke Robotics

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