Video games like Ghost Recon and Modern Warfare are stuffed full of awesome future tech. But how much of it can actually be replicated in the field today, and what does it actually look like? Richard Ryan from Rated RR took thermal weapons and imagers from Ghost Recon: Future Soldier for a test drive. The results were, well, there really is nowhere to run or hide.
Thermal car tracking, thermal sights, thermal seeing and shooting through damn walls: they're all as effective in real life as they are on your Xbox. So how long until we can say the same about that machine gun quadrotor? [YouTube]