Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Hop To
#4373949 - 08/11/17 10:36 PM Gun toting drone.  
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 1,550
RedToo Online smile
Member
RedToo  Online Smile
Member

Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 1,550
Bolton UK
The drone hovering over your house can now defend itself:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40901393

https://dukeroboticsys.com/

..... The Tikad drone, available for private sale at an undisclosed price, has won a security innovation award from the US Department of Defense, and there is interest from several military forces around the world, including Israel ....

Last edited by RedToo; 08/11/17 10:47 PM. Reason: added website.

My 'Waiting for Clod' thread: http://tinyurl.com/bqxc9ee

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell, 1872 - 1970.
Being intelligent is not a felony. But most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanour. Robert A. Heinlein, 1907 - 1988.
Inline advert (2nd and 3rd post)

#4373953 - 08/11/17 10:46 PM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: RedToo]  
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 4,267
F4UDash4 Online cool
Senior Member
F4UDash4  Online Cool
Senior Member

Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 4,267
SC
"available for private sale"


Without some proof I'm calling BS on that.


“Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property. When government-- in pursuit of good intentions tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.” - Milton Friedman
#4373955 - 08/11/17 10:51 PM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: F4UDash4]  
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 1,550
RedToo Online smile
Member
RedToo  Online Smile
Member

Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 1,550
Bolton UK
Originally Posted by F4UDash4
"available for private sale"


Without some proof I'm calling BS on that.


You're probably right, the quote is from the BBC after all.


My 'Waiting for Clod' thread: http://tinyurl.com/bqxc9ee

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell, 1872 - 1970.
Being intelligent is not a felony. But most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanour. Robert A. Heinlein, 1907 - 1988.
#4373965 - 08/11/17 11:40 PM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: RedToo]  
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 13,726
Nixer Online cool
Scaliwag and Survivor
Nixer  Online Cool
Scaliwag and Survivor
Veteran

Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 13,726
Living with the Trees
LOL.

EVERYTHING is for sale.


"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past."
Patrick Henry 1775

I personally believe in the tooth fairy, Santa Claus and that deficit spending is sustainable forever. We really do need more Admirals in the Navy than ships and that millions of more poor immigrants will jump start the economy.

"There's a sucker born every minute."
Phineas Taylor Barnum

#4373975 - 08/12/17 12:08 AM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: RedToo]  
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,574
LB4LB Online sicko
Still lurking about
LB4LB  Online Sicko
Still lurking about
Senior Member

Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,574
Detroit Burbs
How would one clear a jam ?


"The heroes of declining nations are always the same—the athlete, the singer or the actor. The word ‘celebrity’ today is used to designate a comedian or a football player, not a statesman, a general, or a literary genius."

Sir John Bagot Glubb - Fate of Empires
#4373985 - 08/12/17 12:56 AM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: LB4LB]  
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 977
DaBBQ Offline
Bug Stompe....Quisling
DaBBQ  Offline
Bug Stompe....Quisling
Member

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 977
Originally Posted by LB4LB
How would one clear a jam ?

Smack it against the target.

#4374005 - 08/12/17 05:04 AM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: RedToo]  
Joined: Dec 1999
Posts: 6,274
EAF331 MadDog Offline
XBL: LanceHawkins
EAF331 MadDog  Offline
XBL: LanceHawkins
Hotshot

Joined: Dec 1999
Posts: 6,274
Oslo, Norway

#4374007 - 08/12/17 06:35 AM Re: Gun toting drone. [Re: RedToo]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 7,191
mailman Offline
mailman  Offline

Hotshot

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 7,191
London
I hope they have fixed the "kill switch" problem on the drone?

Attached Files Screen Shot 2017-08-12 at 07.33.53.png

Moderated by  Murphy, RacerGT 

Quick Search
Recent Articles
Support SimHQ

If you shop on Amazon use this Amazon link to support SimHQ
.
Social


Recent Topics
What do I do?
by Mr_Blastman. 08/22/17 12:56 PM
solar eclipse thoughts
by jroc. 08/21/17 10:17 PM
Hunting the mountain gold
by EAF331 MadDog. 08/21/17 08:46 PM
Forget Bonnie Tyler...
by WangoTango. 08/21/17 05:32 PM
Downloading YT videos
by - Ice. 08/21/17 02:01 PM
Who has seen Alien: Covenant? **spoilers**
by PanzerMeyer. 08/21/17 10:47 AM
Coal fire on the Titanic
by oldgrognard. 08/20/17 09:28 PM
Jerry Lewis was 91
by F4UDash4. 08/20/17 06:03 PM
Every once in awhile, I watch this video...
by Li'lJugs. 08/19/17 08:36 PM
USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Located
by F4UDash4. 08/19/17 04:52 PM
Copyright 1997-2016, SimHQ Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0