Disruptive Technology – Defense Distributed (The Wiki Weapon)

A lot of buzz has been made around the internet as of late, after one guy reportedly 3D printed an AR-15 lower receiver and was able to assemble it into a fully functioning rifle. Furthermore a new group has now taken it upon themselves to create an entire firearm capable of  being downloaded and then printed with some of the more popular 3D printers that exist within the consumer price range. Defense Distributed is using an open source approach to what they describe as “The Wiki Weapon”, they are currently looking for funding to help make their dream become a reality as they design and print a functioning prototype and push the limits of the current plastics used in consumer 3D printers.


One response

  1. So cool; would be great to see this in production.

    September 24, 2012 at 11:48 am

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