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Virtual Shooter Fact Sheet and Video

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Virtual Shooter Fact Sheet and Video

Constant recoil from repetitive firing has led to law enforcement officers developing stress injuries and caused them to take extended sick leave or medical retirement. To address this concern and reduce physical strain on Office of Firearms and Tactical Programs (OFTP) testers, the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) worked with Radiance Technologies to develop a gun holder device—the Virtual Shooter—to mimic the movements and reactions of a human firing a gun.

Watch the Virtual Shooter in 100 Seconds Video

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PDF icon Virtual Shooter Fact Sheet (2014) pdf 130.24 KB 10/31/2014
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