News from MSNBC on a new non-lethal weapon in an Associated Press article by Elliott Minor:
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Georgia - The military's new weapon is a ray gun thatPerhaps the military has been talking to those aliens from War of the Worlds. Looks like they've toned it down a bit, though. So, if we hook a bigger generator to it, can we actually make you catch fire?
shoots a beam that makes people feel as if they will catch fire.
The technology is supposed to be harmless — a non-lethal way to get enemies
to drop their weapons.
Military officials say it could save the lives of innocent civilians and
service members in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. [more...]