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In the United States Army for the management of the new laser weapon used by the controller Xbox
We have already talked about the new laser weapons the United States Army MD HEL (High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator), which is designed to defeat the remote drones, missiles and other projectiles. But as the resource wired.com, there are some details about the system.
As it turned out, for targeting HEL MD operator uses a regular laptop and a controller from the game console Xbox, known to many readers of our site.
The tests were carried Army United States, together with the company Boeing. As representatives of Boeing, they have created a very mobile and a simple system to control which can handle by one person. In addition, the use of standard game controller will reduce the period of training of operators who will be able to easily and instinctively manage HEL MD.
Recall that at the moment the installation has a capacity of 10 kilowatts, but experts Boeing promise in the future to increase the power of ten times.
It should be noted that in recent years there is a tendency to use modern gaming technology for military purposes. We have already talked about that in the army will use different virtual reality helmets and goggles Google Glass .Viewing:-204
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