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3. 50-Caliber Self-Guided Bullet Can’t Miss

Self-guided bullets are now a reality. The EXACTO is a 50-caliber bullet that can lock onto a target and maneuver itself in midair like a smart bomb.

Its magic is a secret, but it’s apparently a reality. DARPA (the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) released a video of the new bullet weaving its way and making a 90-degree turn to perfectly nail its target. Scary stuff.

Here’s an illustration of the EXACTO (Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance) bullet:
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