by David Crane
Metal Storm recently conducted a live-fire demo of its robot-mounted electronic ballistics system for the U.S. military. According to the Metal Storm website, "The demonstration included the remotely controlled firing of stacked pyrotechnic and inert 40mm rounds from a four-barrel pod with recoiling system mounted on a ‘Talon’ robot manufactured by Foster-Miller Inc. (Foster-Miller) and supplied and operated by the US Army’s Picatinny Arsenal facility."
If you’d like to download and view sample video clips of the Metal Storm 16-shot 4 Barrel Recoiling Electronic Grenade Launcher (EGL), just click on the following links:…
Click here to read all about Metal Storm’s test-firing of its electronic ballistics weapon system from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in preparation for demonstration to the U.S. military. The tests were conducted here in the U.S. this month, and, according to Metal Storm, "included a firing of inert 40mm grenade rounds in near simultaneous four-shot bursts from two lightweight grenade launchers mounted on a Dragonfly DP-4X Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) UAV developed by Dragonfly Pictures Inc (DPI)."
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Here are some U.S. contact phone numbers for Metal Storm:
General queries: Charles Vehlow – CEO – Ph: 703 248 8218
Investor queries: Chenoa Taitt – Lippert/Heilshorn & Assoc. – Ph: 212 838 3777
Media: Lippert/Heilshorn & Assoc. – Ph: 212 838 3777