The Navy is experimenting with a system that could help make those manning the fleet’s guns more ready to react to a threat. Dubbed the Weapons Augmented Reality Scoring System, or WARSS, the system developed by Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division, provides more of an interactive experience than shooting a drifting “killer tomato” target or puffing away in the flat, air-conditioned sim world of a FATS trainer or Engagement Skills Trainer system. The solution is to put the Sailor in a real-world setting with a weapon rigged for blanks and have them engage realistic computer-generated 3D targets that come into the user’s view. Kind of like Walking Dead: Our World or Pokemon Go, but with a .50 caliber M2 and the threat of a mando funday.
Navy taps augmented reality to improve firearms training (VIDEO)
The Beretta M9 Strong Even in Retirement
The Beretta M9 withstood the test of time for our troops and LEOs, but with current trends shifting away from...
Found on Guns.com: Rock Island Armory M1911
While true believers tend to go after the standard .45 ACP models, Rock Island breaks the mold and offers a...
Popular Rifle Builds for Cloners
Cloners build rifles that closely resemble actual service weapons by carefully selecting components for an exact match for the most...
Gun Review: Kriss Sphinx
Compared to other production handguns, the Kriss Sphinx -- a CZ look-alike -- has pound for pound some of the...