The gun fires a 25-millimeter "smart round" that can be detonated at pre-programmed distance, spreading shrapnel in all directions. It uses a rangefinder to figure out how far away a target is, and the operator can manually adjust when the bullet detonates to suit different situations, allowing a soldier to attack entrenched targets around corners and in buildings more effectively.
Geez, I wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of that thing (or a big ol' johnson). Granted it's still no match for my laser blaster. Just sayin', one time I did bring a two-handed great sword to a knife fight.I cut some asshole's legs off with a single swing. It's cool, I'm getting used to the wheelchair.
Hit the jump for a video demonstration of the PEWs in action.
You know how in video games auto-aim lines you up with somebody's head even though in real life you're far too weak to hold a gun let alone hit the broad-side of a barn? Well apparently the technology's becoming a reality. BOOM -- HEADSHOT! BOOM -- HEADSHOT! BOOM -- HE-- ok... / Continue →
I haven't decided if the new XM-25 will be a useful weapon against the robotic uprising yet, but I'm leaning towards *pew pew*. Hook me up government, I pay my damn taxes. Well, I did last year anyways.
The system is clever enough to detonate its exploding 25mm bullets withi... / Continue →
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This is a little video of a mini cannon that's scarcely bigger than my wiener but packs an awful punch. Well, not an actual punch -- it's a cannon not a fist silly! Hit the jump to see the thing destroying a soda can, light bulb and beer mug, s... / Continue →