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August 8, 2011 AT 1:28 pm

Build your own camera, launch it like a grenade

Pt 101423

Build your own camera, launch it like a grenade

Israeli defense contractor Rafael Armament Development Authority calls it a “revolutionary concept in tactical intelligence,” but really it’s a wireless camera that’s shot 500 feet in the air by a grenade launcher. And if a couple of hackers here at the Defcon hacking convention get their way, soon anyone will be able to buy this type of military grade technology for only US$500.


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1 Comment

  1. Model rockets have been transmitting wireless video for quite a while, and the G-forces are a lot more manageable if you have a second or two of thrust rather than the impulse of a grenade launcher or mortar. (or, just the thing for an advanced potato cannon!)

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