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In the Afghan War, a Little Robot Can Be a Soldier's Best Friend


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Battlefield robot, Afghanistan

A battlefield robot rolled out in Marjah, Afghanistan, 2010.

Credit: Michael M. Phillips/The Wall Street Journal

The 310 SUGV is a distant cousin of the Roomba, the robotic vacuum cleaner currently being promoted as a Father's Day gift. In Afghanistan, the Marines call him the Devil Pup.

From The Wall Street Journal
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