US Space Force takes a bite out of science fiction with robot guard dogs

'You probably don't want a machine that kills on its own... but it's capable of it'

It’s a case of life almost imitating art, or at least imitating science fiction movies.  

The US Space Force is testing robot dogs to patrol the Cape Canaveral launch pads in Florida, the United States. They will be used for “patrol and damage assessment,” the Space Force said.