Tuesday, 10 January 2017

US military tests swarm of mini-drones launched from jets

quote [ The US military launches 103 miniature swarming drones from a fighter jet during a test in California. ]

Skynet is coming, Skynet is coming!
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[by XregnaR@5:08pmGMT]

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HP Lovekraftwerk said @ 6:01pm GMT on 10th Jan
So... more-guided-than-previously missiles?
bbqkink said @ 6:03pm GMT on 10th Jan
HP Lovekraftwerk said @ 6:51pm GMT on 10th Jan
I love this comment on that page:

Fantastic. This is good news. Autonomous drones keeping humans safe instead of in harms way. Next these will be weaponised which means less humans in battle.

Did he mean to say "keeping the right humans safe which I'm sure will never be me? Because I don't think he realizes what these will be used on.
arrowhen said @ 6:57pm GMT on 10th Jan
We should build drone civilians for military drones to murder.
HP Lovekraftwerk said @ 7:05pm GMT on 10th Jan
This is almost an episode from Star Trek, the Original Series.
mechanical contrivance said @ 7:16pm GMT on 10th Jan
I was going to make an 'A Taste of Armageddon' joke but I couldn't think of one.
arrowhen said @ 6:12pm GMT on 10th Jan
Now make the jet a drone too and we'll have the 21st century version of the catapult that catapults catapults.
mechanical contrivance said @ 6:29pm GMT on 10th Jan
Yo dawg
HP Lovekraftwerk said @ 6:47pm GMT on 10th Jan
Isn't that basically a MIRV?
rylex said @ 9:16pm GMT on 10th Jan
good to see tech from Starcraft becoming a reality. Never thought I would see the day Protoss Carriers became a reality.

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