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These bullets would not necessarily be delivered from a rifle or aircraft. We already have indirect, long range projectile weapons that are themselves capable of launching projectiles. An artillery or mortar shell could deliver a guided bullet to within a mile of it's target.

Attach a targeting laser to one of the little RC planes we use for recon, and trade a few HE mortar shells for one's that can fire guided bullets as they descend, and whoever is in the humvee with that gear in the trunk will be able to remove snipers from rooftops without removing the rooftops themselves. If the guided bullet was rocket-assisted (no recoil) it could be fired directly from the RC drone (assuming it's light enough).
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Originally Posted by Kommanche View Post

You obviously know nothing about munitions.
A sniper engaging a target at 1.5miles has to account for anything from wind speed and direction, humidity, temperature and the spin of the earth. A guided projectile removes this guess work, and ensures a much higher hit/kill chance.

i know a rather decent amount about munitions... what im saying is that im not impressed by their current results... there are quite a few more things then mentined that go into a long distance shot, but the fact remains that it is done... i understand the higher kill/shot ratio, but from what they were saying it still wasnt viable in combat... i think that this is a great idea, but will need some improvements before it becomes viable for teh price of each round (witch will probably be incredibly high)
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i know a rather decent amount about munitions... what im saying is that im not impressed by their current results... there are quite a few more things then mentined that go into a long distance shot, but the fact remains that it is done... i understand the higher kill/shot ratio, but from what they were saying it still wasnt viable in combat... i think that this is a great idea, but will need some improvements before it becomes viable for teh price of each round (witch will probably be incredibly high)

your from so cal right? can you tell me how bad this will turn into babby killing, flesh tearing bullets that can move at 30 rounds per second?.
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i know a rather decent amount about munitions... what im saying is that im not impressed by their current results... there are quite a few more things then mentined that go into a long distance shot, but the fact remains that it is done... i understand the higher kill/shot ratio, but from what they were saying it still wasnt viable in combat... i think that this is a great idea, but will need some improvements before it becomes viable for teh price of each round (witch will probably be incredibly high)

From your last post no you know nothing of Ammo. Your pulling facts you got from COD and wikipedia. "which" i can tell from your comments and lack of context on ammunition.

*edit* as in I work at Lake City.
Edited by phenom01 - 2/2/12 at 6:40pm
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From your last post no you know nothing of Ammo. Your pulling facts you got from COD and wikipedia. "which" i can tell from your comments and lack of context on ammunition.
*edit* as in I work at Lake City.

no dude, not cod. its bf3 (the most realistic war shooter evrr). so i know what im talking about. lol
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Reminds me of this, sort of...

Damn, just thought abouth that exact same clip thumb.gif
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If you look at the implication of how this bullet works you will realize its value. It has to be fired from a smooth bore barrel as a prototype. At some point they could adapt a jettison or permanent sabot ring to make it work with existing riffled barreled guns, or this could be put on the drawing board as developing the next step in projectile oriented weaponry. Currently there is a system in existence which is coincidentally smooth bore that this would work real well in:

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But alternatively I think this is more important to the future of Rail Gun Technology. Though a few designs exist to make a rail gun projectile articulate rotation, those designs have many technical issues that will likely be considered a not worth wile venture. So if Rail guns are going to become a reality the problem that exists currently is how to get any precision or accuracy with an object moving at the supersonic speed [6600fps] confirmed on hardened titanium projectile. Being able to control the projectile is the only solution to make rail guns accurate. Currently they are being developed for Mortar type bombardment where an 85ft/r at 1000m is acceptable. If they could control the round, the accuracy at range could be moved from the bombardment class to the precision strike class. And the possibility of mass produced rail type firearms would be feasible considering the power source could be managed.

And for the sniper argument, the projectile in the demonstration was fired with a muzzle velocity of 2400f/s, Given the weight of the projectile and the fact that it will do the work of correcting for windage, MOA and target movement, this is almost a golden bullet regardless of the cost. You are guaranteed accurate if your spotter can keep a bead on the target for at least a second. Now just give it time to mature.
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And for the sniper argument, the projectile in the demonstration was fired with a muzzle velocity of 2400f/s, Given the weight of the projectile and the fact that it will do the work of correcting for windage, MOA and target movement, this is almost a golden bullet regardless of the cost. You are guaranteed accurate if your spotter can keep a bead on the target for at least a second. Now just give it time to mature.

How much does an elite sniper cost to recruit and train? thumb.gif
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Last time I checked 1 9mm bullet will not stop a bear from ripping your face off unless its a head shot or you get it in the heart.

I believe a 9mm would be illegal for hunting bear. There are minimum calibers you can use...though I think they vary from state to state in the US. Like in South Dakota it has to be a .223 for deer and a .247 for elk. Many areas in Minnesota are 20 gauge slugs or larger since you can't use rifles. They don't want you to only maim the animal.

The smallest pistol I've ever heard of some one using for bear was a .357...though that was a guy who tended to go for over kill. I personally never did it, but that was only because bear meat isn't that good to eat. I never hunted for sport...double doe tags for me every time. Animals are tasty.

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can someone who has actually fired a gun please post in this thread?
LOL can some who can hit the broad side of a barn please post in this tread? There are people out there lobbying to get some of the very same fire arms I used in the military legalized for civilian use...for self defense and sport. I am sorry, but self defense against entire armies and hunting rabid dinosaurs? I am not even talking about things like the M82 and such...really the big calibers would be fine. If some one wants to haul that around the country side hunting and pay a small fortune a bullet...let them. I am more against the fully automatic weapons. We don't need guys with 240 Gulfs out hunting deer.

A nice bolt action with a five round magazine should be plenty of fire power for hunting, but yet I always see guys with semi-autos and they will fire multiple rounds even when they don't need to. What would they do with something that is full-auto? Blaze orange ain't bullet proof. Though I come from an area where it seemed things like SKS's seemed to be issued in the mail. You'd seldom see a pickup without one in the back window. Always seemed like over kill to me. I always carried one gun while hunting. A double barrel that had a 20 gauge on the bottom and a .247 on top. I would get one shot but I could be out after geese and deer at the same time.
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How much does an elite sniper cost to recruit and train? thumb.gif

A lot Less with a golden bullet.
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Though I come from an area where it seemed things like SKS's seemed to be issued in the mail. You'd seldom see a pickup without one in the back window. Always seemed like over kill to me.

That is the nature of most men. Look at this community for a good example of that. The SKS is a neat little toy, and I am glad that you could pick up as many as you wanted for $100.00 a piece back in 05 and 06.

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