Since the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, documentation of experimentational RC machine guns have begun to appear online. In a video published in July 2022, the remote firing of an RC tracked robot mobile machine gun was documented. This is a new development previously unseen in use by the Taliban, indicating their interest in innovative and sophisticated weapons development. While it is uncertain if the Taliban will ever implement this kind of technology in combat, if they continue the development process of the RC tracked robot mobile machine gun, these may be useful for close quarter combat in urban environments in a scenario where an assailant barricades himself in a room, as demonstrated in recent ISKP terrorist attacks.
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