Modern Weaponry

A Smash Hopper Could be Gunning for You Now

It’s a remote controlled gun turret and it may be tracking you now…if you live on the West Bank

The portable Smash Hopper ‘turret’. Image credit:

Israeli fortifications in the West Bank area are becoming rather faceless as the military has set up robotic turrets capable of firing stun grenades, less-than-lethal bullets, and…



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