Special Report

20 Military Robots Used by the World's Superpowers

Guardium / Avantguard
> Nation: Israel
> Type: Autonomous and remote operated observation and target intercept UGV
> Notable features While the guardium is equipped for surveillance, it also contains lethal weapons. The AvantGuard variant is an unmanned ground combat vehicle.

Source: Courtesy of Security Pro USA

> Nation: Israel
> Type: Remote operated tactical combat robot
> Notable features The DOGO is armed with a 9 mm Glock pistol. It is used by special forces and SWAT as a means of surveillance and is sent first into dangerous situations

Source: Courtesy of IDF

> Nation: Israel
> Type: Semi-autonomous guard, patrol UGV
> Notable features The 6-wheeled semi-autonomous UGV is equipped with a 7.62 mm MAG machine gun and has the ability to self-destruct if it falls into enemy hands.

Source: Courtesy of General Dynamics Land Systems

> Nation: USA
> Type: Multi-Utility Tactical Transport
> Notable features This semi-autonomous robotic platform is designed to reduce the physical burden placed on dismounted soldiers. Selected by the US army for its Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport program

Source: Courtesy of General Dynamics Land Systems

> Nation: USA
> Type: TRX robotic ground vehicle
> Notable features An autonomous resupply vehicle using standard military cargo containers, but it can also be configured for semi-autonomous or remote operated surveillance and attack missions

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