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  1. Goldeneye comes to life

    5.5 tonnes. You can't modify your M-16 with it.
  2. Goldeneye comes to life

    US boasts of laser weapon's 'plausible deniability' An airborne laser weapon dubbed the "long-range blowtorch" has the added benefit that the US could convincingly deny any involvement with the destruction it causes, say senior officials of the US Air Force (USAF). The Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) is to be mounted on a Hercules military transport plane. Boeing announced the first test firing of the laser, from a plane on the ground, earlier this summer. Cynthia Kaiser, chief engineer of the US Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate, used the phrase "plausible deniability" to describe the weapon's benefits in a briefing (powerpoint format) on laser weapons to the New Mexico Optics Industry Association in June. Plausibly deniable John Corley, director of USAF's Capabilities Integration Directorate, used the same phrase to describe the weapon's benefits at an Air Armament Symposium in Florida in October 2007 (see page 15, pdf format). As the term suggests, "plausible deniability" is used to describe situations where those responsible for an event could plausibly claim to have had no involvement in it. Corley and Kaiser did not respond to requests from New Scientist to expand on their comments. But John Pike, analyst with defence think-tank Global Security, based in Virginia, says the implications are clear. "The target would never know what hit them," says Pike. "Further, there would be no munition fragments that could be used to identify the source of the strike." Silent strike A laser beam is silent and invisible. An ATL can deliver the heat of a blowtorch with a range of 20 kilometres, depending on conditions. That range is great enough that the aircraft carrying it might not be seen, especially at night. With no previous examples for comparison, it may be difficult to discern whether damage to a vehicle or person was the result of a laser strike. The 5.5-tonne ATL combines chlorine and hydrogen peroxide molecules to release energy, which is used in turn to stimulate iodine into releasing intense infra-red light. The US uses Hercules aircraft for accurate cannon strikes on moving vehicles. The ATL is touted as bringing a new level of accuracy to such attacks, for example being able to pinpoint a vehicle's tyres to disable it safely. A second, larger version of the laser is also nearing initial testing. The much larger Airborne Laser is intended for missile defence and will be carried by a Boeing 747. http://technology.newscientist.com/channel...line-news_rss20
  3. War?

    Yes! And Tora! Tora! Tora!
  4. War?

    That's a good list by Fish, but I would add Where Eagles Dare, Enemy at the Gates, Stalingrad, Gettysburg, and Mongol.
  5. Double murder probe CCTV released

    The soundtrack to internet quarrels: name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src=" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>"> name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src=" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350">
  6. Double murder probe CCTV released

    We all agree that we disagree (even if we agree). I agree to agree to this post. Bah, you're clearly wrong. Oh yeah? Prove it.
  7. Double murder probe CCTV released

    We all agree that we disagree (even if we agree). I agree to agree to this post.
  8. Double murder probe CCTV released

    Here I thought it was just Park and myself, but no one seems to get along here.
  9. Double murder probe CCTV released

    A lot more than people think. Women don't have to kill their boyfriends. Holding out from sex is the equivalent to torture.
  10. The Olympics

    China is really starting to kick ass. 32 medals, 20 of which are golds.
  11. South Ossetia

    Is that what happened? The guy who couldn't spell collegiate let alone know anything about a country he has probably never been to?
  12. South Ossetia

    Yay. I need to get back to work. You're going to get me in trouble. I would love to continue this later, but leave the insults out. Unless you have nothing to add, of course. In that case, I shall declare early victory.
  13. South Ossetia

    Wildly misinformed? Despite the fact that I have taken Russian studies courses from Harvard University. Stop weighing your opinion so highly and keep to your Western studies. I know the underlying factors, you know what the BBC reports. I was right about the 80's textbboks then? You know fuck all about Russia. I have Russian friends and am regularly in contact with Russian investors in Germany. Russian studies at Harvard? I don't need to add anything to that. They're probably still looking up Iran on a 100 yr old map. Tell your friends to pass some knowledge on to you. I'm from Kazakhstan, you're from Western Europe. I've lived next to Russia and it's not like my country does enough to keep my studies occupied, I had to look North. You can try to fit in all the insults you want about Harvard, but find the university on this list for me : http://college-reviews.suite101.com/articl...es_in_the_world When's the last time you went to Russia or spoke to any Russian business people? I went last summer and I worked with scientists. In a colligiate environment or a business one? Both. I don't speak poorly about Russia and technology because I read it in a newspaper.
  14. South Ossetia

    Wildly misinformed? Despite the fact that I have taken Russian studies courses from Harvard University. Stop weighing your opinion so highly and keep to your Western studies. I know the underlying factors, you know what the BBC reports. East? West? Still dealing in utter fallacies at Harvard are they? Yes, as in you're in the West and I am from the East. It's much easier to understand an area if you have lived in it. Totally missed my point. I'm just making things easier for you to understand.
  15. South Ossetia

    Wildly misinformed? Despite the fact that I have taken Russian studies courses from Harvard University. Stop weighing your opinion so highly and keep to your Western studies. I know the underlying factors, you know what the BBC reports. I was right about the 80's textbboks then? You know fuck all about Russia. I have Russian friends and am regularly in contact with Russian investors in Germany. Russian studies at Harvard? I don't need to add anything to that. They're probably still looking up Iran on a 100 yr old map. Tell your friends to pass some knowledge on to you. I'm from Kazakhstan, you're from Western Europe. I've lived next to Russia and it's not like my country does enough to keep my studies occupied, I had to look North. You can try to fit in all the insults you want about Harvard, but find the university on this list for me : http://college-reviews.suite101.com/articl...es_in_the_world When's the last time you went to Russia or spoke to any Russian business people? I went last summer and I worked with scientists.

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