Wired / DangerRoom: I Got Blasted By the Pentagon’s Pain Ray — Twice

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    MMW with the power cranked up, meet the Pentagon's Area Denial System, aka the "Pain Ray":

    There've been several reports of tingling or burning sensation from the MMW units, should not be a surprise given that they're cousins.
  2. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    One airman severely injured:
    "Near farcical lack of operator training"? Oh, you mean like with TSA agents??
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  3. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    can't be used in a war zone like Afghanistan, but can be used in the US....
  4. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

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    Lisa Simeone Original Member

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    Lisa Simeone Original Member

  7. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Sounds kinda like the puffers. They didn't account for the humidity or dusty conditions of an airport.

    And apparently wet clothes, sweat, sweat stains, etc. get these MMW machines all riled up.

    Oh, boy! Another TSA whizbang gadget that can't work.
  8. RB

    RB Founding Member

    So a person knowing the capabilities of this weapon system could injure or kill people with it.
  9. FaustsAccountant

    FaustsAccountant Original Member

    So let's roll them out by the thousands and march every single citizen through them pronto! -As with the existing track record.
  10. FaustsAccountant

    FaustsAccountant Original Member

    Tis okay, if put in the hands of our beloved smurfs, they are held to the highest level of standard and never, ever, ever stray from proper procedure. *rolls eyes

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