Pentagon tests self-guided bullets
A video posted by DAPRA earlier this week shows .50-caliber EXACTO (Extreme Accuracy Task Ordinance) bullets maneuvering to hit moving targets.
Work on the EXACTO high-accuracy smart sniper system began in 2008. First tested in 2012, EXACTO will enable a sniper to hit any moving targets in any weather, even during a desert storm, without disclosing his location.
The EXACTO sniper rifle uses advanced sighting and bullet navigation technologies. The system corrects a bullet's trajectory in mid-flight to compensate for wind or other unexpected factors that might drive it off course.