The Pentagon does manageable caliber bullet 0.5 inches (12.7 mm) for sniper rifles. As announced promising research programs of the Office of the Ministry of Defense — "DARPA" — not so long ago, which ended the first step project "Exacta".
High precision munition special purpose substantiated by simulation fundamentally feasibility of the plan. In the second step should be built in the field and tested the entire system fully, including the desired scopes and bullets.
According to a press release, "DARPA" new ammunition can lead sniper fire at targets moving with more more highest speed, more complex criteria, for example, in high winds, and more more greater distances than it can now be reported ITAR-TASS.
Justifying the need for the latest developments, the manager Lyndall Beamer applets referred to the combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to a press release, the agreement on the incarnation of the second step applets "Exacta" concluded with "Teledyne Scientific End imedzhing"