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"Since the introduction of our latest line of autonomous law enforcement officers, crime has dropped precipitously. In fact, it's nonexistent."
—Dr. Brice on Kasnian combat robots.[src]

An army of autonomous robotic exosuits, dubbed the A.T.O.M. robots by Ray Palmer, the creator of the original A.T.O.M. Exosuit, was used by the Kasnia Conglomerate to act as the defense force and the police of the Conglomerate's territories. The robot army, created as a force of peace, would be used by Vandal Savage in his conquest of Earth, but was deactivated by Dr. Brice at the behest of Ray Palmer and Kendra Saunders.

History

The development of this technology was started by Sydney Palmer, who claimed to be the creator of the A.T.O.M. suit after his brother's presumed death. As theorized by Ray Palmer, Sydney went to work for Felicity Smoak, CEO of Palmer Technologies, then "sold out to the military". As mentioned by Dr. Brice of the Kasnia Conglomerate, Sydney was the founder of their robot-development company that managed to create autonomous law enforcement officers by 2147. [1]

Schematics of the A.T.O.M. robots

Schematics of an A.T.O.M. law enforcement unit.

Concerned by the brutality of the robots' law enforcement, and their possible use in Vandal Savage's world conquest, a time-traveling Ray Palmer went on a mission to stop Kasnian Conglomerate's robot army. After a confrontation, he managed to convince Sydney Palmer's descendant Dr. Bryce to deactivate the A.T.O.M. robots with the help of Kendra Saunders. [1]

Appearances

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Season 1

Behind the scenes

  • The Atom symbol also appeared on another futuristic robot controlled by Vandal Savage, the Leviathan, presumably made with the use of future technology related to A.T.O.M. exosuit. [2]

References