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"You're Gonna Feel It:" U.S. Military Unveils New Crowd Control "Heat Ray"?

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/03/15 02:07:17
Marine Col: "I think our forces will figure out the many different applications that it would have.”

The U.S. military has unveiled its newest approach to crowd control, the Active Denial System, a heat ray that sends out a high-frequency electromagnetic ray. People hit with the ray feel an intense, unbearable heat. The military touts the ray's "far-ranging" capabilities and is looking at "many different applications" for its possible use.

Marine Col. Tracy Taffola said at the public unveiling of the system at a U.S. Marines base near Washington, D.C.:

"You're not gonna see it, you're not gonna hear it, you're not gonna smell it: you're gonna feel it."

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In a video to demonstrate the new weapon, USFORCESTV explains that the heat ray "boasts a reach far beyond any other non-lethal system" -- a reach of "about 7 footballs fields."

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  • NPC 2012/03/15 02:10:12
    NPC
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    Is this the preliminary version of the dreaded Death Ray ? Let's try this sucker out on some of those terrorist muslim murderers down in GITMO !
  • ~ The Rebel ~ 2012/03/15 02:08:58
    ~ The Rebel ~
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    Hmmmm... wouldn't use it in Afghanistan but will use it here?

    Various development versions of the heat ray have been tested for years. One was sent to Afghanistan – but never used – in 2010.

    http://www.commondreams.org/h...
  • abubinc... ~ The R... 2012/03/15 02:12:10
    abubincrazy
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    We hoi polloi don't really know what those guys do.

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