SWAT-Bot by Howe and Howe Tech is the world’s first mid-sized robot designed exclusively for SWAT/SERT applications, and serves as a robotic ballistic shield, door breacher and /or vehicle/debris remover in dangerous situations. Also known as the Robotic Ballistic Shield (RBS1), this machine utilizes the RS1 base platform, a collapsible ballistics shield, and a hardened AR400 steel nose shield to protect those in the line of fire. Practical applications include: providing the operator and team adequate cover from hailing gunfire and explosive scenarios while approaching a hostile environment. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing Tesla’s new auto-park function.

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