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Metal Storm works on iRobot

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The iRobot might sound cute, but it is actually a killing machine that is capable of spitting out a million rounds (theoretically) in a single minute – definitely the perfect device for “crowd control”, at least where dictators are concerned. These bullets will be fired electronically – hence the speed, ditching the traditional pins and primer method. As for ammunition, those are stacked instead of reloaded mechanically, making ammunition to be the only moving part in the weapon. It’s 40mm weapons mount will be able to deliver both high-explosive and less-lethal rounds, making this one versatile machine that the military would love to have. All that money poured into “security” makes me wonder whether it could be put to better use for peaceful purposes.

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