Utilizing integrated precision hardware, digital optics and tracking technology, TrackingPoint claims an unskilled shooter can land a shot at nearly 1000 meters. But be prepared to pay a hefty price – the system costs around $20,000.
The system uses what’s called “Lock and Launch” technology, similar to what a fighter jet uses to fire missiles. Using TrackingPoint, the shooter will lock on to a target and the system will automatically calculate distance, wind, pressure, etc. The shooter will then depress the trigger, realign the sights and once the target is relocated, the round will discharge (check out Guns.com’s introduction to the technology).