Hamas training with laser rifles to thwart rising ammunition costs

Facing a cash shortage and ammunition prices that have tripled, Hamas is training its security forces indoors using what amounts to high-tech laser tag gear. The system, reports the Associated Press, uses augmented AK-47s that shoot green lasers while mimicking the sound and recoil of a real gun when targets are hit. Accuracy is tracked on computers tethered nearby, something Hamas officials told the AP was developed with in-house software and modified rifles.

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