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Startup claims the US military is testing its computer-guided ‘smart’ rifles

16
Jan
2014

Not all soldiers are crack shots, but the U.S. military is reportedly hoping to make that happen — with a little help from smart rifles, that is. According to a startup called TrackingPoint, the military bought six of its precision-guided firearms that can cost between $10,000 to $27,000 each. These pricey rifles come equipped with a Linux computer in the scope and sensors that automatically determine environmental factors such as the weather and ground inclination.

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