The US marines have tested capabilities of a new military robot, developed by Google.
The testing of defence technologies took place at the Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.
Prototype of Boston Dynamics has four legs and weighs 70 kilos. It is also equipped with a hydraulic gear.
Robot Spot has a Light Detection And Ranging laser imaging sensor, and can be operated by a soldier being as far as 500m away.
The current Google's development is noiseless in comparison with its predecessors, that allows it to be involved in military operations and intelligence.
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