Industrial Automation
Industrial Automation (SMAC)
Tech stats
Short quote Robotics can help us build an empire
Rank Build 3
Requisites Industrial Economics
Planetary Networks
Leads to Silksteel Alloys
Doctrine: Initiative
Neural Grafting
Industrial Nanorobotics
Base Facilities Hab Complex
The Planetary Transit System
Secret Projects None
Unit Advances Supply Crawler

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In the borehole pressure mines 100km beneath Planetsurface, at the Mohorovicic Discontinuity where crust gives way to mantle, temperatures often reach levels well in excess of 1000 degrees Celsius. Exploitation of Planet's resources under such brutal conditions has required quantum advances in robotic and teleoperational technology.

-- Morgan Industries, Ltd. ,"Annual Report"

Miscellaneous effects

Enables Wealth Values. Increases Energy output through Commerce.