Wednesday, July 5

Hoard gold & bullets - 1/35th scale robot killer dogs n' drones from Magic Factory on the way...

Magic Factory keeps on releasing new kits we never thought we needed with this new release of two battlefield future killers. A UAV and an robot armed dog with containers to transport them are their latest 1/35th scale release. We look at them in our preview...

Hoard gold & bullets - 1/35th scale robot killer dogs n' drones from Magic Factory on the way...

Armed Robot Dog & RQ-20 UAV 
From Magic Factory
1/35th scale
Resin Kit
Kit no. 7503
Magic Factory Facebook & Website
Recently the armed forces of the world have been paying a lot of attention to the world of robotic & remote warfare assets. Drones, and even robotic dogs have been touted as the next big thing on the battlefield, god help us all!
Made by AeroVironment, the RQ-20 Puma UAV is an American unmanned aircraft system is a small, battery powered, and hand-launched. Its primary mission is surveillance and intelligence gathering using an electro-optical and infrared camera.

A U.S. soldier launches a RQ-20 by hand
The image below shows a quadrupedal robot - a Vision 60 unit built by US firm Ghost Robotics - that’s been equipped with a custom gun by small-arms specialists Sword International. It seems the gun itself (dubbed the SPUR or “special purpose unmanned rifle”) is designed to be fitted onto a variety of robotic platforms. It has a 30x optical zoom, thermal camera for targeting in the dark, and an effective range of 1,200 meters.

The kit:
Magic Factory continues to give us models we never knew we wanted with this new set of futuristic killers of the battle field. Both a 1/35th scale armed robot dog & RQ-20 UAV Resin Kit. 
The actual kit includes one armed robot dog, one RQ-20 UAV and two storage cases for protecting equipment. 

The one dog from both angles

The UAV from both sides also
The case for transporting these...
The kit is made of high quality resin. Magic Factory has worked hard on making these as close to the real things as possible.

You can find out more about these and their other kits on the Magic Factory Facebook Website