Ghost Robotics, makers of a family of four-legged robots called Q-UGVs, has made dog-like robots for the military for a few years.
These robots have been seen everywhere from trade show floors in Detroit to guarding an Air Force base in Florida.
But at the Association of the United States Army’s 2021 annual conference, held in Washington, DC on October 11-13, the Q-UGV on display featured a rifle mounted in a pod on its back.
The SWORD Defense Systems Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR) was specifically designed to offer precision fire from unmanned platforms such as the Ghost Robotics Vision-60 quadruped.
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The logo on the side of the weird-looking gun says ‘S.W.O.R.D Defense Systems’ a company that apparently has a website advertising the robot gun dog as the ‘SPUR: SPECIAL PURPOSE UNMANNED RIFLE
𝗦.𝗪.𝗢.𝗥.𝗗. 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹, 𝗜𝗻𝗰. on Instagram: “Happy Hump Day! @ausaorg The SPUR! Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle – @ghostrobotics Warfighters best friend. 6.5 creedmoor SOF…”
𝗦.𝗪.𝗢.𝗥.𝗗. 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹, 𝗜𝗻𝗰. on Instagram: “The SPUR! Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle – @ghostrobotics Warfighters best friend. 6.5 creedmoor sniper payload from @swordinternational…”
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