The new targets can charge, move in unexpected directions, respond when engaged and even shout in a foreign language.
The head of Army Futures Command says combat systems capable of controlling themselves will be difficult to achieve.
The service hopes to start fielding the SMET after successful testing with the 10th Mountain and 101st Airborne divisions.
Combat units would get remote-controlled robotic vehicles designed to carry ammo, water and other heavy combat necessities.
The U.S. Army recently awarded QinetiQ North America a contract worth up to $152 million for special robots.
Army leaders have placed a high priority on using robotics and AI technologies to enhance combat units' lethality.
The Army is looking for a few good robots. Not to fight — not yet, at least — but to help the men and women who do.
The Marine Corps has put out a request to learn whether defense firms can build an unmanned robotic vehicle.
Army officials are hoping that experts in non-military robotics can find new ways for combat units to defeat the enemy.
Humanoid robot targets can move at speeds of up to 11 mph, charge the shooter, and run maneuvers with other robots.
New soldiers at Fort Sill were the first to graduate Army Basic Combat Training wearing the service's new Army Greens.
Air Force 1st Lt. Kenneth "Kage" Allen was killed.
Soldiers offered feedback on the Army's futuristic new IVAS technology.
The Defense Department is predicting flat or declining budgets in future years.
Preparations are underway across the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to receive doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.