TALON Robots for detecting and disabling bombs;
Deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq, TALON robots are primarily used to assist military personnel with the extremely dangerous job of detecting and disabling roadside bombs Ė the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted by hostile forces to attack troops. The TALON robot is able to remotely disarm the IED without placing the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and combat engineers in harmís way.
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Introduction to Military Robots
Today's military robots don't do a whole lot on their own. Their computer brains aren't very sophisticated in terms of artificial intelligence (AI), which means most military robots today are remote-controlled by human operators.