[I well recall this (subject heading) aphorism from my military training days.  I wonder what fun a terrorist might have with one of these toys — or with a good mirror system?  And so it goes with the “military-industrial complex” — so named in Eisenhower’s final cautionary speech.  What next, I wonder?  Ed Kent]

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* US military unveils heat-ray gun *
The US military unveils a “revolutionary” heat-ray gun to repel enemies or disperse hostile crowds.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/1/hi/world/americas/6297149.stm

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