Russian weapons manufacturer Kalashnikov unveils 13-foot-tall walking gold killer robot

Mail Online | 8/22/2018 | Khaleda Rahman For Mailonline
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Russia's most famous weapons manufacturer has unveiled a 13ft tall walking killer robot operated by pilots who sit inside it.

Kalashnikov Concern presented the state-of-the-art bulletproof robot along with utility vehicles and new assault rifles at the Army 2018 fair at the Patriot Park just outside Moscow.

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The gold robot, called Igorek, is still in development and its creators do not wish to reveal all of its features until they have finished.

So far, all that is known about the 'controlled bipedal walker' is that it weighs 4.5 tonnes and can reportedly hold and move objects - including weapons - with its claws.

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A cabin behind the robot's glass panels allows people to sit and operate the robot from inside.

The pilots are protected from bullets, debris and any other dangerous object behind the armoured glass and metal encasement.

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The robot is designed for 'engineering and combat solutions,' according to the Kalashnikov website. The company is best known for manufacturing the AK-47, which is the most widely used assault rifle in the world. It was designed in the 1940s.

Vladimir Dmitriev, from Kalashnikov Concern, said: 'This robot is probably one of the hottest new models of the 'Army 2018'. Currently it is only a demonstration of the path...
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