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IPFS News Link • Military

Report: Pentagon designing cyborg battle bugs

• Terrence Aym
From the pages of the fantastic imagery of a 1980s style science fiction story comes a futuristic nightmare. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has embarked on a feverish new project to create cyborg battle bugs programmed for warfare. Although it sounds like the project was culled from edited footage of old Twilight Zone episodes left on the cutting room floor, the technology is real, the goal achievable, and prototypes have already proven themselves in both the Chinese and Israeli military.