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Watch a DoD-engineered bullet curve to hit a moving target

The Department of Defense has performed its most successful trial test of a bullet that can steer itself in midair toward a moving target.

Here it is in action.

In the video, you can see how the weapon allows a first-time shooter to hit a distant moving target just as easily as an experienced shooter.

The project, called the Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO), was created by the government's military research agency, DARPA.

DARPA says that the weapon can be used to help sniper effectiveness in unfavorable conditions like high winds and dusty terrain.

But several more phases of testing is still required to improve the bullet's performance before it can be used on the battlefield.

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