the pentagon predicts that robots will be a major fighting force in the american military in less than a decade, hunting and killing enemies in combat. military planners say robot soldiers will think, see and react increasingly like humans. In the beginning, they will be remote-controlled, looking and acting like lethal toy trucks. as the technology develops, they may take many shapes. and as their intelligence grows, so will their autonomy. pictured is a hunter-killer prototype fitted with cyclops eye and a gun for a right arm. read the new york times article