Starting as early as the end of the year, tiny electronic spiders and other insect like robots maybe hitting the battlefield. Developed by Bristish defense BAE systems, the devices could saves thousands of lives by setting off bobby traps or performing dangerous recon missions. Futurre robots could also be outfitted with not only cameras, but sensors to detect chemical and biological weapons. BAE Systems just signed a $40 million contract with the US Army.
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