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Superhero Weapons Available Soon

by Katie Leo 


Tags: Science-Technology, Gadgets, non-lethal weapons, new weaponry technology, Wired,

As soldiers continue to face violent threats in the form of car or truck bombs, engineers are designing weapons to stop oncoming vehicles in ways that more closely resemble the Justice League than the U.S. military.  David Hambling reports for Wired that the latest offerings include a “pre-emplaced net” powerful enough to stop trucks and cars; a portable trap which sits on the road and releases squid-like tentacles onto overhead axles; high-speed foam; and, a microwave ray gun which would literally fry potential threats. 

Source: Wired