Raytheon deploying Android-powered RATS on battlefields.

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Vidboy10, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. Vidboy10
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    Vidboy10 Tsardom

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  2. Cablephish

    Cablephish Show me...

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    I hope they're immune to viruses so they won't start friendly firing randomly.
     
  3. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    A likely scenario but I know the computer systems responsible for their operation are up to date on their security systems.

    If you stripped them of weaponry and add a camera you could spy on people easily like terrorists or college cheerleaders. [​IMG]
     
  4. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

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    Thats creepy hop [​IMG]

    We'll just hope that these won't just randomly start shooting due to a electronic infection [​IMG]
     
  5. worlok375

    worlok375 GBAtemp's prince

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    Actually all it does is let you target other soldiers I don't think it shoots though...Hop...I like your idea. [​IMG]
     
  6. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

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    Yes, it appears you are right. Well then, lets hope it doesn't mark your buddies as targets due to an virus [​IMG]
     
  7. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

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    You make it sound like RL Autoaim.
     
  8. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

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    i wonder why gbatemp has this piece of news... is it cuz it's handheld?

    I would rather concentrate my energy into improving the economy and not making new things that go totally against it... though the economy is a dying machine on which medicine (bailouts) would be wasteful
     
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