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November 20, 2012

Top Ten Sci-Fi Weapons You Can Buy Right Now

Well you can't buy them. The American government can, though.

Just some filler while I wake up, before I start poaching all of Ben's links.

Weapon X, the Laser Avenger, is a vehicle-based laser that can take out an aircraft. Well, a drone, at least. The 1 kilowatt beam is weak. But a 100 kilowatt beam is coming, supposedly soon.

Not mentioned here are the various sniper/gunfire detection and location systems, which use either accoustics or optics (the latter by beaming laser light around, looking for reflections from the sniper's scope's lens) to pinpoint the location of a hidden shooter.


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