2013: just in case if anyone was asking if the DARPA Robot challenge was for helping mankind in space… well… that and other things.

2017: the Russians have their robot challenge as well, further fueling the arms race (spending a lot of money on worst case scenarios that hopefully never happen instead teaming up and working on more important things like building habitats and greening Mars).

russian robots – and the future of warfare – or drone-fare

Drones equipped with C4 tried to kill the President of Venezuela were stopped by snipers