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Monday, 4 May 2015

.50 cal Self-Steering Bullets:

US Defence Advanced Research Progress Agency, DARPA have announced that the self-steering Sniper bullet has arrived.

The details remain classified but it seems that the .50" calibre projectile has optical sensors that adjust the flight direction to the target by using flexible rubber rings.

- where to next?

- History strongly suggests that every 'measure' leads to the development of  'counter-measures'.

- any ideas?

CNN Video Report.
 
It looks a lot like 'magic' to me - but I guess 'science' covers it . I'm still waiting for ray-guns to appear next!

Marty K.