Got to play with this at SDCC! It’s very cool!
The first gun presented to Wikus van der Merwe (by the MNU scientists) at the underground shooting range at MNU headquarters, the Assault Rifle makes short work of the porcine cadaver strung up for target practice.
This is known about the science behind the Assault Rifle, according to
Designer Greg Broadmore:
“The tubes down the side each discharge an explosive burst of gas one after the other down the length of the barrel behind the projectile – a linear accelerator gun, like a rail gun but without the magnets. Of course it would fire these all rapidly to get a high rate of fire.”
PLEASE NOTE: Unless your genetic makeup is part prawn, you cannot power up or fire this gun.