XM25 Individual Airburst Weapon
A look at the futuristic XM25 Airburst weapon currently being deployed to Afghanistan.
- Day/ Night target acquisition
- Built in laser range finder
- Intelligent fuse detonates rounds above target
- 25mm High Explosive Air Burst and Target Practice rounds
- Future rounds include armor-piercing, flechette and non-lethal
- Range 500m Point, 800m Air Burst
- Cost: Approx $25,000 for weapon system, $25 per round
Information from video and Wikipedia. Looks pretty impressive, it will be interesting to see how well it performs in a combat situation.