The United States Now Has a .50 Caliber Bullet That Can Change Direction Mid-Air

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2015-01-15 00:13:59 Category: Entertainment מאת:
Just when you thought the American Military Industrial Complex couldn't be any more terrifying than it already is, may we humbly present a bullet that can change direction mid-air. The innocuously sounding Exacto is the joint munition produced by American industrial company Teledyne Technologies for DARPA. The Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance round is capable of changing trajectory after being fired from a sniper rifle once a shooter marks a target with a laser. The round is then able to compensate for wind, weather, and, yes, even if a target moves. The exact science behind how the bullet works is being kept secret but we do know that it's largely in part to the tiny guidance fins attached to every round; essentially turning every bullet into a miniature missile. Subscribe to Complex for More: Check out more of Complex here: Entertaining videos that bring to life Complex Media's authoritative take on trendsetting music, sneakers, style, pop culture, video games, tech, cars, and art—featuring your favorite celebrities from the past, present, and future. COMPLEX is a community of creators and curators, armed with the Internet, and committed to surfacing and sharing the voices and conversations—both multi-culture and multicultural—that define our new America. We make culture pop. The United States Now Has a .50 Caliber Bullet That Can Change Direction Mid-Air from Complex.