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Robotics is the ­new-age domain of technology that deals with bringing a collaboration of all disciplines of sciences and engineering to create a mechanical machine that may or may not work entirely independently but definitely focuses on making human lives much easier. It has repeatedly shown its ability to change lives at home and in the industry. As the field of robotics research grows and reaches new worlds, the military is one area where advances can have a significant impact, and the government is aware of this. Military technology has come a long way from the days where soldiers had to walk into traps, putting their own lives in danger for their fellow soldiers, to today, when soldiers have robots walk into the same traps with possibility and result of zero human casualties. High-risk military operations such as mine detection, bomb defusing, fighter pilot aviation, and entering enemy territory without complete knowledge of what is to come are all tasks that can be programmed in a way that makes them accustomed to scenarios like these, either by intensive machine learning algorithms or artificially intelligent robot systems. Military soldiers are human capital; they are not self-driving robots; they are living beings with emotions, fears, and weaknesses, and they will almost always be unreliable as compared to computers and robots. They are easily affected by environmental effects and are vulnerable to external influences. The government's costs for deployed troops, such as training and salaries, are extremely high. As a result, the solution is to build AI robots for defence operations that can sense, collect data by observing surroundings as any human soldier would, and report it back to a workstation where it can be used for strategy building and planning on what the next step should be during a mission, thus making the army better prepared for any kind of trouble that might be on their way. In this paper, the survey and bibliometric analysis of AI-based IoT managed Swarm Robots from the Scopus repository is discussed, which analyses research by area, notable authors, organizations, funding agencies and countries. Statistical analysis of literature published as journals, articles and papers that aids in understanding the global influence of publication is called Bibliometric analysis. This paper is a thorough analysis of 84 research papers as obtained from the Scopus repository on the 3rd of April 2021. GPS Visualizer, Gephi, wordcloud, and ScienceScape are open source softwares used in the visualization review. As previously mentioned, the visualization assists in a quick and easy interpretation of the different viewpoints in a particular study domain pursuit.