Although the US Marine Corps may have unveiled their futuristic Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) recently, another unlikely source may have beaten them in the race to develop an automated combat-centric vehicle.
Called “Alrobot,” Arabic for robot, this laptop-controlled unmanned vehicle comes equipped with four cameras and is capable of remotely firing its mounted machine gun and Katyusha rockets. Having a range of around one kilometer, reports have also stated that this robot is slated to assist the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) with their fight against ISIS militants very soon.
With the ISF and coalition forces planning on beginning their assault on Mosul — Iraq’s second largest city and one of the few remaining ISIS bastions — it might play an instrumental role in its liberation.
Watch the entire video of Alrobot in action below:
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