Filed under: Military, National Security, News, The United States | Tags: Danger Room, Futuristic Weapons, Military Technology
Those little green or brown plastic army men become more outdated every day. The look of things is changing, the gear looks like it came out of some science fiction adventure. This article from Wired pictures ten weapons from a very real sci-fi arsenal. Laser weapons, robots, sonic blasters and puke rays — all real, and some have already made it to the battlefield. These futuristic weapons are being tested today. Veterans won’t recognize the battlefield. The field of weapons is always changing. It’s been a long time since Kentucky long rifles, muzzle loaders and powder horns, and the descendants of the Gatling gun are unrecognizable. Time marches on.