Russia’s Pistol-Packing Robot Is Scrambling for Parts

NextGov: After being touted as the world’s premier pistol-wielding robot cosmonaut, the Russian android FEDOR is now scrambling for parts.

In an interview with state media, the executive director of the FEDOR effort said its foreign suppliers cut off sales after videos of the robot firing guns went viral last year. Since then, the team has been engineering their own versions of the foreign components.

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