New Army Deployment Vehicle - Page 2




 
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Boots
 
February 27th, 2004  
diplomatic_means
 
Yeah I took it seriously because it was in a serious forum. You wouldn't believe some of the weapons under development that I've heard of from the science magazines I get. Compared to them they actually make a scooter sound practical.
February 27th, 2004  
I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S
 
wow... but i think the scooters need some bigger all terrain tires
February 27th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
I hear you there, Popular Science is one step above the supermarket tabloids. And it was not in a serious forum (check out the other topics there).
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Boots
February 27th, 2004  
I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S
 
Where was this image found? i would like to see some more type of things like that.
February 27th, 2004  
Redleg
 
 
It could well have been a serious project...
There has been many real stupid military experiments..
February 27th, 2004  
I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S
 
It is kind of hard to beleive that they would actually send soldiers out on soldiers. As you said redleg... it would be a really stupid idea
February 28th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by MunitionsAirman
Where was this image found? i would like to see some more type of things like that.
I honestly don't remember, I've had it on my computer for a long old time.
February 28th, 2004  
diplomatic_means
 
Popular Science isn't anything close to the tabloids. I also get Scientific American and a few IEEE publications. Off the top of my head I remember a few months ago an article about nonlethal weapons R&D for the military. One of these included what looks like a satellite dish on a small U-Haul trailor. This thing is pointed at a person, spends two seconds focusing a beam of microwaves at them to make them want to get out of the way before that spot on there body begins to boil. What is pathetic about this thing is it can only acquire one target at a time, it can not hit moving targets and continue to focus at the same time, and it would be completely ridiculous to drag it into a terrain like Iraq. It would be completely useless in warfare or even riot control for that matter. i've actually seen several articles in the news about the army trying to equip the segway for battle duty. There is no way in the world you could make the segway durable enough to withstand the environments all over the world. Now the army is looking into creating what would amount to mechwarriors to fight in the place of soldiers. I'm sorry but if I'm fighting the US and they send mechwarriors instead of troops for me to put my army up against why on earth would i fight? At the sight of them I'd laugh and then launch every nuke in my arsenal at the US. Human sacrifice is what makes war something not to be desired, but something to learn from in the end to avoid it in the future. Looking at these few things how ridiculous do you think that scooter sounds now?
February 28th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
No, tell me more. I think the S.C.U.T.R. is a viable combat system that will revolutionize the face of war.
February 28th, 2004  
diplomatic_means
 
I agree it would do more to help the military then the above things. That's why I fell for it. :P