Watch this video, and see a revolution in military affairs down the road if you like. Sure bugbots would help in COIN. And sure they will help anyone else getting hold of them further down the road.
You know, I didn't like insects all that much while they were just insects.
This after the robot dog. The time shall come when miscreants in Afghanistan cannot be sure if that camel spider that bit them was really just trying to get their hearts and minds.
Unfortunately, the evolution of science and technology is, in the end, not suited for human hearts and minds.