Israel is creating a robotic insect called the "bionic hornetâ€ a MAVs (Micro Air Vehicles) that can chase, photograph and even kill its target. It will be used for specific tactical missions, technical director of the Assessment and Demonstrations
Implications - According to Fred Davis from the Israeli Air Force Research Laboratory, the device would be used defensively rather than offensively. Targets attempting to harm Isreal's interests would find the MAV hot on their heels. For example, if the target were a car, the MAV could effortlessly destroy its tires with a catalytic de-polymerization agent that would cause them to rapidly disintegrate. Needless to say, this is one gadget you wouldn't want to be on the wrong end of!