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grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Tue May 10 23:12:41 PDT 2022

Drones Deployed to Hunt Human beings.
You are nothing but expendable slaves,
any dissent or diversion from your slavework,
any seeking of freedom, and you will be neutralized...

Watch: "Terrifying" Chinese Super Drones That Can "Hunt Humans In
Packs" Are Here


Video of what are being called "Chinese super drones" has emerged over
the past week, and the footage is being described as "terrifying".

Footage of 10 lightweight drones made its way into the ether this past
week thanks to a team at Zhejiang University, who released the video.
It shows the drones bobbing and weaving through heavily wooded areas,
moving swiftly amidst foliage.

The drones take direction from an algorithm that helps them chart
their surroundings in real time, The Sun wrote in an article about the
video. Their internal software updates "every few milliseconds", which
helps them avoid colliding with other objects.

The article also notes that since they don't run on GPS, they can be
deployed in areas with poor satellite coverage.

That's all good and well - but the "terrifying" response to the video
came when the same team at Zhejiang University released video of the
drones chasing a man through a forest of trees. After being instructed
to keep focus on the man, they are able to follow him - even after he
hides behind objects.

"The swarms’ capability of navigation and coordination in these films
has attracted and inspired numerous researchers. Here, we take a step
forward to such a future," researchers in the journal Science Robotics
commented. Dr Jonathan Aitken from Sheffield University praised the
progress as an "excellent achievement".

He added: "To achieve a quality map, built from a distributed
collection of robots, of the detail demonstrated is an excellent piece
of engineering. To couple this with the additional successful
navigation and avoidance of obstacles, and critically other members of
the swarm, is an excellent achievement."

Paul Scharre, former senior Pentagon official and expert on drone
warfare, concluded by noting how well China's drone programs were
coming along.

“We can’t see from the Chinese video whether the drones are
communicating and co-ordinating with each other," he said. “It could
just be a launch of drones like the launch of missiles from a
multiple-launch rocket system. However, the test shows that China is
developing swarm drone systems and they could be operational in a few

You can watch video of the drones, via The Telegraph, here:

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