It turns out that Call of Duty isn't the only way to practise hitting moving targets – soldiers can now fire live ammo at fast-moving "smart" target robots.
The U.S Marine Corps has just taken delivery of a platoon of cyber troops. Made by Sydney-based firm Marathon Targets, the robots look, move and even behave like people, providing an unprecedented level of realism for sharp shooters.
For example, when one of the robots is "killed,", the others will immediately scatter for cover.
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