In the Star Wars movie series, there are a series of robots that the Empire sets against the Rebels in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
Now the Russian arms company Kalashkinov, developer of the AK-47 rifle, has created a real military robot which looks similiar and performs a similar function:
Russia has unveiled a terrifying 4.5-tonne bulletproof robot that can walk and hold weapons in its giant claws – and looks straight out of sci-fi films like Avatar and Robocop.
The Avatar-style ‘bot was revealed by Kalashnikov at the Army 2018 Fair just outside Moscow, as a ‘demonstration of what is to come.’
The robot can walk and has space in a cabin for people to sit and operate the robot from inside and can hold and move objects with its claws, including weapons.
The pilots are protected from bullets, debris and any other dangerous object behind the armoured glass and metal encasement.
The gold robot, which has been called Igorek, is still under construction and the creators do not wish to reveal all its characteristics until they have finished.
It looks eerily like the Amplified Mobility Platform (AMP) mech suits that humans use in James Cameron’s sci-fi classic.
In the 2009 flick the Pandora Utility Suit is used by the army as they try to take over the Na’vi.
While Kalashnikov are remaining tight-lipped on any further details at the moment, Igorek is likely to be used to magnify soldiers’ strength while providing protection from military and environmental threats – just like the AMP suits in Avatar.
Other people have also compared the robot to the ?D-209 (Enforcement Droid series 209) from the Robocop series.
Vladimir Dmitriev from the Kalashnikov group, said: “This robot is probably one of the hottest new models of the ‘Army 2018’.
“Currently it is only a demonstration of the path we are planning on following.
“We understand that there are robotic machines driving on caterpillar and wheel drive, we also understand that there will be demand for anthropomorphic automatic movable systems.” (source)
This looks exactly like the AT-ST robots in the Return of the Jedi used in the “Battle of Endor” scene, between the Imperial troops and Ewoks:
But in seriousness, war weapons like this are not a joke. They are highly destructive, dangerous, and will be used in a future war.
Keep in mind as well that Russia, while she has a great and powerful army, historically speaking is either behind the Americans or if ahead, will eventually have American competition to attain and surpass where she is.
If this is what Russia has developed, what is being developed in the laboratories at DARPA and other military subcontractors without public knowledge?
The fact is that killer robots are already here, and they are actively being planned for use in a war. Some of these robots are being developed to feed off dead matter, including human bodies, in a highly ominous project called Project EATR. Likewise, it is known that killer robots are one part of the same project to merge man with machine in a revived eugenics project that some men would, working with robotics and A.I., would attempt to become divine while also wiping out the greater part of humanity.
The future is now, and when the Third World War happens, which the conditions are being actively set up for right now, it will reveal the horrendous tools being developed and their capacities for death and destruction.