The once great Soviet Union, from which China depended so heavily on for technical expertise and technology, has degenerated to buying alibaba parts to build prototype robots for thrice the cost and half the capability as a civilian off-the-shelf DJI drone. Oh how the tables have turned.Looks like tankphobia provided the link. (Thanks!)
Just for the record, here it is, the article I saw:
The pull quote:
"Intellect Machine says that the prototype presented at the Army 2022 expo, which was primarily built using Chinese components and technology, cost nearly 1 million rubles (~$16,000). However, the company says it hopes to launch production of these robots in Russia in the near future. "