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& other drones a mosquito(jorrit)

Talk about west Nile virus !!!!

While at Burning Man I was over at neighboring Math Camp which has a lot of Silicon Valley techies. One of them had on a “Black Dart” polo shirt….I asked him what that was and he said it was a multidisciplinary conference held at point Magoo Naval Weapons lab this summer developing ideas on how to deal with a potential swarm of small drones each carrying maybe 1 lb of some explosive or destructive agent. I asked him what they came up with and he said I’d have to use my imagination, it was classified. Separately I found that a science fiction writer had written a story in which a swarm of hundreds of small drones “ate” a ship with miniature cutting torches (“cutting lances” actually, black iron pipe with oxygen pumped in, acting as a continuous thermite grenade…used in scrap yards to cut up ships, even those with thick armor.. )………

On 9/30/2012 8:09 PM, Jim Morris wrote:



One Response

  1. Sounds ominous.

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