Saturday, December 4, 2010

the Taliban's worst nightmare.

US deploys 'game-changer' weapon to Afghanistan

The Pentagon has rolled out prototypes of its first-ever programmable "smart" grenade launcher, a shoulder-fired weapon that uses microchipped ammunition to target and kill the enemy, even when the enemy is hidden behind walls or other cover.... More


Delirious said...

Well, since the new rules of engagement take away most of a soldier's ability to actually do his duty, it's nice they give him a weapon that will. :)

kkollwitz said...

Changing the there's the Taliban's worst nightmare.

eutychus said...

The ROE has always been quite restrictive. When I worked in the JOC, I was always amazed at the great pains that were taken before we would go after the bad guys. I am all for minimizing civilian deaths, but I am sure that more deaths occur over the long run from fighting with our hands tied, than if we just went in and did what needed to be done.