oa CSIR Science Scope - Lobsight technology gets it 'right on target'

Volume 6, Issue 3
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CSIR principal engineer Danie de Villiers is the mastermind behind a technology innovation that is - literally - aiming for a high hit rate. His brainchild, Lobsight, is a novel Indirect Aiming System (IAS) to improve the hit probability of mortars and other light artillery weapons used in indirect firing mode, in other words, in situations where a projectile is aimed and fired without the gun and target being in line of site.

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