An Israeli defense firm, Elbit, on Thursday unveiled a portable robot billed as being capable of entering most combat zones alone and engaging enemies with an onboard armory that includes a machine-pistol and grenades. As well as bomb-sniffing and bomb disposal equipment, the VIPeR can carry an Uzi machine-pistol or plant a grenade. The weapons would be aimed using an onboard video camera.
The USA has Talon robots which can be armed and turned into SWORDS robots (Special Weapons Observation Reconnaissance Detection System)
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