U.S. military begins testing ‘smart’ rifles U.S. military begins testing ‘smart’ rifles

Tracking Point gun

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The U.S. military has begun testing several so-called smart rifles made by the applied technology start-up TrackingPoint Inc., company officials said.

The Army is rumored to have acquired six of the precision-guided firearms, which cost as much as $27,000 apiece.

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Source: Fox News

  • Chiefatk

    March 7, 2014 #1 Author

    Making these new weapons available worldwide makes no sense to me. With that, we lose our military advantage. Anything can be bought and sold but I personally think these weapons should be restricted from export, period. There is plenty of market, just in our military, to sufficiently compensate the manufacture. Why give any other country the edge in military weapons systems, especially now that the present administration is dangerously drawing down our military defense capability?


  • Charles

    March 7, 2014 #2 Author

    They are restricted for export.


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