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The US army welcomes autonomous vehicles into its fleet.

Last year, the US army expressed its desire to have autonomous drones, and with good reasons too. You see, drones of this kind will act according to programming, that is, even to the point of selecting a target and firing at will, with no supervision.

The other more obvious benefit is the number of lives it would save; I mean it will allow the army to have a much safer surrounding.

More on this, in a conference held in Fort Hood, Texas, the world got a chance to see the abilities of the driverless tech.  The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) facilitated all this in conjunction with Lockheed Martin .