Israel’s $600,000 “Guardium” is an autonomous, 4-wheeled robot that “can be mounted with cameras, night-vision equipment and sensors, as well as more lethal tools like machine guns.” Video after the break.

Following pre-programmed routes, it can navigate alone through cities – the vehicle knows how to deal with intersections, traffic and road markings. It can patrol borders, its cameras scanning 360 degrees at all times, and alert operators if it spots anything suspicious

[via EngadgetNewLaunches]