Robot tanks: On patrol but not allowed to shoot

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Robot tanks: On patrol but not allowed to shoot

bbc.co.uk - Michael Dempsey

In 1985 the US pulled the plug on a computer-controlled anti-aircraft tank after a series of debacles in which its electronic brain locked guns onto a stand packed with top generals reviewing the device. Mercifully it didn't fire, but did subsequently attack a portable toilet instead of a target …

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