High Tech Machinery is an object belonging to the Equipment faction. It has slightly less Hit Points than a Lieutenant class mob of the same level, which probably means is a Boss-class item watered-down, and no ranged nor melee attacks, nor it can move.
Unlike many others, this object had no defenders when I found it. Once I started attacking, no one came to its help, either, and it was destroyed easily.
Oddly enough, the High Tech Machinery was spamming this effect:
Once destroyed, it explodes:
This strange machine looks highly advanced.