VIDEO: Tracking Point – the world’s first smart rifle

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Tracking Point -“The World’s first Smart rifle” – says a new shooter can take their weapon system and, after a few minutes of training, make consistent 1,000 yard hits.

We’re going to test that theory.smart_rifle

The company says they’ve taken a jet fighter’s “lock and launch” technology, and incorporated it into their weapons platform.

The rifles come in .338 Lapua and .300 Winchester Magnum. The packages retail for around $27,000.

I’ve been invited to test one of their weapons systems Oct. 30, at a range in Hillsborough County. We’ll bring back plenty of video and pics.

I was 18 the last time I made a 1,000 yard shot. The weapon – an M2. The target – a life-size plywood BRDM-2 cut out. That hit took me half a belt of .50 cal ammo to achieve.

Hopefully Tracking Point can improve my long-distance shooting a bit.

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Lee Williams can’t remember a time in his life when he wasn’t shooting. Before becoming a journalist, Lee served in the Army and worked as a police officer. He’s earned more than a dozen journalism awards as a reporter, and three medals of valor as a cop. He is an NRA-certified law enforcement firearms instructor, an avid tactical shooter and a training junkie. When he’s not busy as a senior investigative reporter, he is usually shooting his AKs, XDs and CZs. If you don’t run into him at a local gun range, you can reach him at 941.284.8553, by email, or by regular mail to 1741 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236. You can follow him on Twitter: @HT_GunWriter and on Facebook @The Gun Writer.

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