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BigDogs being deployed to Afghanistan

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I skimmed the article...are those dog things armed or just supply carriers?

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if they aren't armed now, they will be very soon.

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now THAT'S freaky!

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They're only supply carriers - glorified pack mules. But I imagine our troops will be able come up with some good tactical advantages with them.

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dude, those things are farking terrifying.

Why?

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Holy hell.

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Why?

dunno, headless war robot mule thing making a weird humming noise?

Impressive tech, but it's like something out of a nightmare.

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Yeah I guess it could look a little creepy. The thing is so lifelike when it's slipping on the ice you almost feel sorry for it. :D

But just wait. Right now the only AI in this is to keep it standing up and walking. In the not-so-distant future it'll be smarter than us.

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Then it must be destroyed

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