The Nutri-Matic machine on the luxury starship "Heart of Gold" (one careless owner) was an early example of AI vending technology. See http://www.anvari.org/fortune/Miscellaneous_Collections/89279_he-had-found-a-nutri-matic-machine-which-had-provided-him-with-a-plastic-cup-filled-with-a-liquid-that-was-almost-but-not-quite-entirely-unlike-tea.html for further information and prices.
https://sofrep.com/news/us-drone-malfunctions-over-niger-makes-emergency-landing/ explains the background to that emergency landing away from its usual base of Niger Air Base 201, located around 5 km southeast of Agadez. The U.S. military is present at the request of the Government of Niger, said U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, Commander, U.S. Africa Command in a public release dated November 2019. “We are working with our African and international partners to counter security threats in West Africa."