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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Oct 2021 8:23 p.m. PST

"How would you like a powerful computer mounted on your M4 carbine? That's what U.S. Army soldiers are now testing. This gem would give valuable intelligence about the target you are aiming at. The system features a video augmented reality feature connected to a heads-up display to change the way weapons are aimed.

The Assault Rifle Combat Application System or ARCAS is from Israeli contractor Elbit Systems. It replicates first-person shooter video games for a better situational awareness system attached to soldiers' rifles. Its artificial intelligence talks to the M4's electro-optical sight. Elbit calls this system a "digital, networked combat machine."…"
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gunnerphil25 Oct 2021 7:37 a.m. PST

Wonderful idea! Just imagine a Windows update on middle of firefight.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 2:33 p.m. PST



chironex26 Oct 2021 12:21 a.m. PST

There is already a precision tactical rifle available with so many computerised features, it's hardly possible to take a shot incorrectly. Except that someone demonstrated that it's easy to crack, allowing you to mess with every adjustment the shooter tried to set up by setting them up differently, and really do practically anything to the weapon except fire…

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