SGR-1, a Robot Assassin From Korea. A robot equipped with high-tech machine guns and grenade launchers being developed by South Korea. The plan the robot will be deployed along the border of North Korea.
Quoted from Nine MSN, Friday (16/07/2010), a robot named SGR-1 which was released in unmanned Demilaritarised Zone as part of the experimental program. The robot maker, Samsung Techwin, reported that this robot has the ability to target and kill the intruder with machine guns built-in 5.5 mm and 40mm grenade launchers.
Other features of the robots 'killers' of the "State Ginseng" is a heat detection, motion detectors and video and audio communication system. Each robot is costing U.S. $ 378,000 is claimed to not be able to operate without any command from the operator.
"Soldiers humans can easily fall asleep or lose concentration from time to time," said a spokeswoman for Samsung techwin, Huh Kwang-right. "But this robot has an automatic control that will not leave his place for something called laziness," he added.
The company also released a promotional video depicting the robot SGR-1 'fight' with a group of armed commandos. South Korean Government itself will review its plan in December before making a decision about the use of robots 'murderer' to permanently.