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Robots: Chinese military develops enormous robotic YAK that can cover harsh terrain

Daily Mail - Science & tech

An enormous robotic yak, strong enough to carry up to 352 pounds, and able to sprint along at up to 6 miles per hour, has been developed by Chinese scientists. The robot can deal with all sorts of road and weather conditions, according to the Chinese state run People's Daily, which shared a video of the yak on a road. When deployed, it will join soldiers from the Chinese army on logistics and reconnaissance missions across complex environments including snowfields, deserts and mountains. The missions will include working in remote border regions, as well as in high risk combat zones, according to reports by Chinese state media. The robot comes with multiple sensors, giving it a high degree of situational awareness that analysts say can be fed into commanders in a battlefield environment. The robot can deal with all sorts of road and weather conditions, according to the Chinese state run People's Daily, that shared a video of the yak on a road The full details of the Chinese robot yak haven't been revealed, but it can carry up to 352lb of goods.


China deploys armed robotic vehicles during standoff with India to deal with cold, difficult terrain: reports

FOX News

Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin discusses a report alleging China is developing'brain control weapons' on'Fox Report.' Reports from India claim that China has started to deploy armed robotic vehicles to handle the altitude and terrain that has proven too difficult for its troops. China and India clashed in Sept. 2020 during a border dispute along the southern coast of Pangong Lake in an area known in China as Shenpaoshan and in India as Chushul, but the armies continued their standoff along the two nations' borders throughout 2021. China has now reportedly deployed unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) to the region of Tibet to strengthen its position. People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers march next to the entrance to the Forbidden City during the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing on May 21, 2020.


China replaces soldiers with machinegun-carrying robots in Tibet

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China is deploying machinegun-carrying robots to its western desert regions amid a standoff with India because troops are struggling with the high-altitude conditions, it has been claimed. Dozens of unmanned vehicles capable of carrying both weapons and supplies are being sent to Tibet, Indian media reports, with the majority deployed in border regions where Chinese troops are locked into a standoff with Indian soldiers. Vehicles include the Sharp Claw, which is mounted with a light machinegun and can be operated wirelessly, and the Mule-200, which is designed as an unmanned supply vehicle but can also be fitted with weapons. Beijing has sent 88 Sharp Claws to Tibet, which borders India high in the Himalayas, of which 38 are deployed to the border region, Times News Now has claimed. Some 120 Mule-200s have also been sent to Tibet, News Now reports, with a majority of them deployed to the border area.


China shows global military ambition at parade marking 70 years of Communist rule

FOX News

Missile could strike U.S. withing 30 minutes; retired Army Gen. Anthony Tata reacts. China's Communist Party marked 70 years in power Tuesday with a military parade showcasing the country's global ambitions and advancements in weapons technology. Trucks carrying nuclear missiles designed to evade U.S. defenses, a supersonic attack drone and other products of a two-decade-old weapons development effort rolled through Beijing as soldiers marched past President Xi Jinping and other leaders on Tiananmen Square. Fighter jets flew over spectators who waved Chinese flags. The display highlighted Beijing's ambition for strategic influence to match its status as the second-largest global economy, even as Xi's government suppresses dissent that illustrates the tensions between a closed, one-party dictatorship and a rapidly evolving society.