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Military starts testing smart rifles for battlefield use

The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.

By February 10, 2014

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Long-range smart rifles now come in semi-automatic

"From difficult firing positions, such as kneeling, standing or even lying beneath an automobile," novice shooters can hit targets 500 yards away with Tracking Point's computerized semi-automatic rifles.

By January 9, 2014

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Man obliterates PlayStation 4 with high-powered rifle in video

Sony's PlayStation 4 may be able to stand against competitor fanboys and a torrent of game console criticism. But let's see how it fares against a .50 caliber rifle.

By November 14, 2013

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Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By September 25, 2013

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On target: The $25,000 smart rifle (pictures)

A new kind of high-tech firearm has hit the scene. It's a long-distance rifle wired with a small computer that lets novices hit moving targets with the same acumen as a life-long pro.

13 Images By September 25, 2013

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High-tech rifle lets shooters hit a target 1000 yards away

Austin-based TrackingPoint introduces what they're calling the world's first smart rifle. Armed with a high-tech tracking scope and a guided trigger, it allows hunters and even first shooters to hit a target 1000 yards away. CNET's Kara Tsuboi sits down with CEO Jason Schauble to talk about the technology and what it was like to introduce the $22,000 rifle in the months following the Sandy Hook school shooting

By August 30, 2013

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3D-printed rifle, dubbed 'The Grizzly,' fires its first shot

A new YouTube video shows the first 3D-printed rifle, born and bred in Canada, taking its first round and then cracking along the barrel and receiver.

By July 25, 2013

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High-tech rifles let novices hit moving targets at long ranges

Self-printed guns aren't the only firearms altering the weapons landscape. Also out there: Precision rifles with high-tech scopes and auto-firing triggers, and iPhone adapters and apps that offer custom crosshairs.

By May 22, 2013

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'Star Trek' phaser rifle sells for $231k

An ultra-rare piece of "Trek" memorabilia pulls in an impressive amount on the auction block.

By April 8, 2013

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Police: Why we reacted to Facebook pic of boy with rifle

Authorities in New Jersey say a heightened sensitivity to guns necessitated they go with child protection workers to the home of a man who posted a Facebook photo of his gun-toting 11-year-old.

By March 21, 2013