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In response to the argument that military spending cuts will affect IRBT sales - there are two points which apply:

1. It is a LOT cheaper financially to buy a robot than it is to support human beings to do the same dangerous job.

2. It's a LOT cheaper financially and morally to replace a robot than it is to endanger/replace a human being.

It's likely to have huge support from the troops themselves, and likely to improve their morale after the sacrifices they've made in various wars.

I'm going long on both IRBT, the new advance ground troops and reconnaisance, and AVAV, the new aerial surveillance and instant scouting.
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