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Smart weapons are equipped with radio, infrared, laser, global positioning system and satellite guidance system which gives it extraordinary accuracy. Precision guided weapons are intended to hit the target precisely and reduce the collateral damage and lethality. Smart weapons are operated and assisted by the use of external operating system located at a distant place. Smart weapons system has changed the course of war engagement and its strategies. Cruise missiles use the information from the navigation satellite in order to maintain the proper course and direction during flight. Smart guns have safeguards that allow it to operate only when the authorized person activates it thus reducing the misuse, gun theft and selfharm scenarios. The safeguard features in smart weapons include RFID Radiofrequency Identification Device chips, finger print recognition, biometric sensors, mechanical locks and magnetic kit.
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