Ray gun for voyagers?
Feb 6, 2007
Is this a new tool that voyagers can use to repel boarders?
"The 820th Security Forces Group at Moody Air Force Base (Lowndes Co., GA) is currently evaluating a long-range, non-lethal weapon system that makes enemy combatants feel like they are on fire. The Active Denial System (ADS)
is designed to engage and repel human targets by projecting a beam of energy that creates an intolerable heating sensation on the skin. The effect penetrates the skin at 1/64 of an inch, causing pain receptors to react. Once removed from the targeted area, the effect of the beam quickly dissipates. The ADS beam is invisible and operates on a 95-gigahertz millimeter radio frequency wavelength that moves at the speed of light."
Since this unit is so big it needs a truck to move it around and probably requires a few kilowatts of juice to run, it might not be the best thing for voyagers.