Tuesday, January 31, 2012

XM-25 smart rifle .. aiming is a thing of the past ..

The rifle that fires programmable bullets that burst when it reaches the destination is changing the way conventional armies wish to tackle guerillas. The computer in the rifle programs the bullets which with the help of the onboard computer in each bullet, measures the rotations completed and bursts near the destination resulting in inflicting maximum damage. Developed by ATK of US and Heckler & Koch, Germany, it is changing the landscape of artillery fire for ever ..

http://www.economist.com/node/21542716

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdrWIq8WyQQ


Ducking for cover - one of the oldest ploys in combat- will no longer offer the sanctuary it has in centuries past ..

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1 comment:

  1. It's incredible to me the leaps we are able to take with technology, and yet allow ourselves to be oppressed as a people.

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