David Cameron took the controls of a bomb disposal robot as he visited troops on the front line in Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister steered a Wheelbarrow robot using a remote control during a tour of the Lashkar Gah Durai forward operating base.
Mr Cameron also mimicked the action of launching a Desert Hawk 3 drone as he held the unmanned aerial vehicle.
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