TrackingPoint "Smart Guns" Bring Sniper Skills to Novice Shooters

“It allows people to make first round hits at extreme ranges, we’re talking 1,000 yards, or 1,200 yards,” says TrackingPoint CEO Jason Schauble.

Texas company TrackingPoint has developed a so-called “smart gun”—a rifle that decides for itself the exact moment to fire—enabling the shooter to hit targets with much more accuracy.

An onboard computer does most of the work, with controls automatically adjusting for accuracy. The shooter locks the target, but upon pulling the trigger, the gun picks the exact moment to fire.

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