A Remote Controlled Rifle – The Latest DIY Syrian Rebel Tool (VIDEO)

Syria’s current civil war has brought about a slew of ingenious do it yourself weaponry by rebel forces who are up against the modernized Bashar Assad army.  In the video above that hit the internet today, we see a young Syrian rebel who has outfitted what looks to be a FN Herstal rifle with a mechanical tripod, a wired connection and homemade computer control system set inside a wooden box.

Unfortunately we don’t get to see the gun actually fire, but we imagine the red button on the operators computer is what triggers the rifle.  We will keep you up to date on whether or not another video surfaces of this setup.

In watching the video below, we can see where the idea came from…

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