New sniper technologies increase lethality
A two-man sniper team can keep hundreds of enemy soldiers taking cover until they retreat or are overrun or neutralized by air strikes. Improving a sniper’s accuracy over long distances would increase lethality. High-tech systems are being developed that virtually automate the targeting process and raise the probability of a one-shot kill at long range—3,600 ft. or more. Sniper technology is integrating laser rangefinders, mini-computers that calculate environmental conditions affecting ...
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