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Now Anybody Can Be a Sniper

by Ward Carroll on February 8, 2013

Check out this video from Tracking Point about “the world’s first precision guided firearm”:

So basically, once the shooter designates the target, all he or she has to do is walk the sight around until it matches a solution for what’s designated and then it’s bullet away!

Reminds me of the difference between dumb bombing in the F-14 and dropping a GBU using the LANTIRN system.  Accurate dumb bombing in the Tomcat was hard; smart bombing was just a matter of the RIO designating the target and the pilot driving into a launch basket.

So now you too can be a sniper.  Think of all the money the military will save on training and such.  And just in time for the sequestration cuts.

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