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3 years 29 weeks ago, 10:12 PM

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Metal Storm

Don't know if any of you have seen this but it's a good Aussie invention that's been around since 2006/7

Metal Storm – Future Weapons Breakthrough Technology – 1 million rounds per minute!

Introducing Metal Storm, a breakthrough technology developed by a company whose namesake bestows the western world with a capability never seen before on the battlefield. Developed by Metal Storm Limited in Australia, the flagship idea of the Metal Storm array of weapons is the concept of stacked projectiles, which eliminate the moving parts of traditional guns. In fact, Metal Storm could be poised to eliminate the classic monicker of “machine gun” because this technology eliminates the moving parts necessary for traditional firing mechanisms. Likewise, the absense of moving parts is exactly what allows the Metal Storm weapons to theoretically deliver up to 1 million rounds per minute. Also, less maintenance is required to keep the weapon firing, aside from fixing the trigger after overuse from bouts of uncontrollable annihilation. Expectedly, the Metal Storm idea of stacked projectiles has found its way into myriad applications, from area denial systems to missile defense to assault rifles, this technology could prove to revolutionize the battlefield capabilities of western nations fortunate enough to share the common values of innovation, perserverance, and moderation in all things. Indeed, this system has recieved much attention from the US military’s weapons procurement staff, and will likely find its way into all sorts of unexpected and imaginative applications.

http://www.futurefirepower.com/metal-storm-future-weapons-breakthrough-t...

What do you think

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3 years 29 weeks ago, 5:58 AM

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Saw this

saw this on future weapons w/ mac

It looks pretty cool, but I think the problem w/ it is that the capacity is limited to the barrel length, so you either have low capacity or a very long barrel. Also, what I was wondering about when I saw it, the very first round would have very little barrel/rifling to pass through and would be inaccurate. It would increase with each subsequent round. IMO, I think that is the flaw with this system. It stacks the rounds in the barrel and so each round fires from a different effective barrel length, so each rounds ballistics will be different.

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3 years 29 weeks ago, 10:08 AM

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yup

saw the same episode of future weapons a couple years back. There was another show on it somewhere else as well.

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3 years 29 weeks ago, 11:06 AM

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Think it was Military Channel Top most destructive. FN makes some serious remote and unmanned weapons also. I'd like to see some along the border with Mexico. A wall of lead covering a no mans land about 1000 yards wide, or as far as it takes for the round to be spent.

Border guard? who needs Border guards?

Hell they could point them in the US direction on the border with proximity explosive around them. Then when the pink mists start blowing in the breeze there couldn't be any way for the US to take the blame. I mean, hell if they walked into a hail of lead that they knew was there on the US side it would be know that they were at fault because if they had come across a border gate they wouldn't of been naturalized.

BTW. There is no such thing as a Undocumented Immigrant..

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3 years 29 weeks ago, 8:31 PM

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Metal Storm

Yeah i remember seeing something about it on the site here a long time ago including a video that was posted here also.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:21 PM

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HOLY SHITTT!!!!

3 years 16 weeks ago, 12:58 PM

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Me, I'd vote to be the single shots man... Who's the blokes supplying the thing? ;-)

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