Pakistan – A failed state?

A bitter truth . . . and article from Hindustan Times

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POF Eye – Corner Shotgun

Bravo Pakistani jawaanz in Army who have made it possible again. ” POF Eye [Pakistan Ordnance Factories] is a special-purpose weapon similar in concept to Cornetshot [video 1 , video 2]that can fire around corners. It was first revealed in the 5th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS-2008) held at Karachi

POF eye

POF eye

 Expo Centre in November 2008. It is designed for SWAT teams and special forces in hostile situations usually involving terrorists and hostages. It allows its operator to both see and attack an armed target, without exposing the operator to counterattack.”

Corner shotgun POF eye

Corner shotgun POF eye

Forms and variations

“The POF Eye is available in several variations. It can be mounted with standard 9mm semi-automatic pistol, submachine gun or grenade launcher. It includes a small, high-resolution camera, laser sight and a colour LCD monitor, which can observe and view a target from various vantage points. The video camera enables forces to scan an area prior to pinpointing a target and broadcast the footage directly, in real time, to the operating team behind, or to a monitor at Command Post in the rear. Its head can turn 75 degrees” [Credits : Wikipedia]

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