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. 

 

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