South Korea’s robot guards at the border can be remote to the trial opened fire on the border crossers
Korean guards on both sides of the military demarcation line, according to Xinhua News Agency Xinhua
13 South Korean military said South Korean troops from the Korean peninsula last month from the demilitarized zone in South Korea on one side, testing the deployment of robots equipped with machine guns guard.
to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that military officials as sources, the robot sentry model “SGR-1″, can be used to detect the warning into the side of the demilitarized zone, South Korea and the person or object be repressive firepower.
an unnamed officer said, “Since last month, we have lots in the middle of the demilitarized zone pilot deployment of these robots,” a trial period to the end of this year.
the officer told the Yonhap news agency correspondent, if the trial is successful, Jun Han north and south along the military demarcation line, the ROK side of the demilitarized zone in the deployment of the robot sentry.
sentry robot with infrared detectors and audio and video communication systems, can immediately detect a potential threat to the command center control personnel. If you can not control the personnel of audio and video communication through the robot system to confirm each other’s identity, you can order the robot to use machine guns or 40 mm automatic grenade launchers opened fire to enter.
“SGR-1″ by the South Korean subsidiary of Samsung Group, a technology research and development consortium led by South Korean companies.
according to the Korean Armistice Agreement, inter-Korean military demarcation line near the line of actual control of the military demarcation line, their back two kilometers from this line, the establishment of demilitarized zones.