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World’s First 3D Printed Gun Successfully Fired

Posted By admin On May 6, 2013 @ 5:03 am In Featured Stories,Sci Tech,Tile | Comments Disabled

Rebecca Morelle
BBC News [1]
May 6, 2013

The world’s first gun made with 3D printer technology has been successfully fired in the US.

The controversial group which created the firearm, Defense Distributed, plans to make the blueprints available online.

The group has spent a year trying to create the firearm, which was successfully tested on Saturday at a firing range south of Austin, Texas.

Anti-gun campaigners have criticised the project.

Europe’s law enforcement agency said it was monitoring developments.

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