Skip to comments.US Army considers replacing thousands of troops with robots
Posted on 01/21/2014 12:56:41 PM PST by Olog-hai
The US Army is considering replacing thousands of soldiers with robots as it deals with sweeping troop cuts.
A senior American officer has said he is considering shrinking the size of the Armys brigade combat teams by a quarter and replacing the lost troops with robots and remote-controlled vehicles.
The American military is still far from fielding armies of Terminator-type robotic killers, though. Ideas under discussion instead include proposals to see manned trucks and transporters replaced by supply trains of robot vehicles.
Generals are studying proposals as the US Army is to slim down from 540,000 to about 490,000 soldiers by the end of next year. Some reports suggest it could dip below 450,000 by the end of the decade.
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Thus ‘recruiting’ the army that will willingly and without question fire on American citizens.
Just remember...all electronics can be neutralized.
You mean like Boston!!
... because Robots are free ?
"Do I need to say it?"
keep in mind everything is hackable. So this is just a peachy keen idea
What a coincidence - the remake of Robocop comes out in a couple of weeks.
That will work out great when the Target/Neimann-Marcus et al hackers get control of the robots, right?
Feminists, gaylords, and 0bamab0ts aren’t enough?
So the ROK (”South Korean”) Army, 506,000 strong, will be larger than the American Army? Does that sound right to you? South Korea doesn’t have world-wide commitments, the last time I checked.
Just MHO on the matter.
The PTB’s aren’t doing this to save American Jedi, the current ROE’s bely that intention.
They’re doing it to have their own army that doesn’t have loyalties, families or religious objections to mowing down children and old people. And using the intended victims tax dollars to develop this tech to boot.
It’s only a matter of time before the elites have mechanized and roboticized and AI’d every single one of us peasants out of being useful. Then the fun really begins.
Save the troops. Use more bombs.
Machines also need people to maintain and repair them.
The Simpsons will be proven right again.
“The wars of the future will not be fought on land, or sea. They will be fought in space, or on the tops of very high mountains. And they will be fought not by you, but by robots. And as you go forth today, always remember, that it will be your duty to build and maintain those robots.” - grad speech, Bart graduating from military school.
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