U.S. Army Could Replace 25 Percent Of Soldiers With Robots
As part of the Army's plan to cut down on troops, one general announced a new panel to study how robots could be used on the battlefield.By Jasmine Bailey | January 22, 2014
Robots could soon be standing in for U.S. soldiers. The Army is reportedly considering replacing as many as 25 percent of its combat troops with mechanical counterparts.
" ... as a way to deal with budget cuts. Now, ideas under discussion reportedly include remote-controlled ground transportation vehicles and supply trains. Could be the future." (Via Fox News)
The Washington Times reports the news broke at a recent military symposium in Virginia. Gen. Robert Cone said he's putting together a panel to investigate how the military could use robots to automate more of its operations.