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2019-05-11 Terror Networks
CIA used secret missile to kill terrorists ‘with no explosion’-- report
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Posted by Fred 2019-05-11 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6498 views ]  Top
 File under: Islamic State 

#1 As from yesterday:
The US missile that minces jihadis: CIA develops terrifying 'Ninja' drone weapon that deploys SIX deadly blades instead of explosives to chop enemies apart
Posted by Skidmark 2019-05-11 00:38||   2019-05-11 00:38|| Front Page Top

#2 Sounds like the "Rods from God" popularized in scifi.
Posted by Threreque Glereger1817 2019-05-11 08:21||   2019-05-11 08:21|| Front Page Top

#3 Sorta like dropping rocks on bad guys besieging your castle
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2019-05-11 09:58||   2019-05-11 09:58|| Front Page Top

#4 The R9X is designed to plunge more than 100 pounds of metal through the tops of cars.

Its likely possible but I dunno. I've seen photos of cars where someone dropped a concrete block off an over-pass onto a car on the interstate. Lot of roof damage and a fatality. Is it possible this is disinformation? Yesterday's photos looked like self-driving Teslas gone amok.

Posted by JohnQC 2019-05-11 10:07||   2019-05-11 10:07|| Front Page Top

#5 Iss Hush-a-Boom, Natasha.
Posted by AlanC 2019-05-11 11:12||   2019-05-11 11:12|| Front Page Top

#6 I call bull - IMO, if CIA had such a missile, they'd used it on Trump.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-05-11 11:13||   2019-05-11 11:13|| Front Page Top

#7 Concrete cylinder with a GBU-31 tailpiece was used during Iraqi invasion in metro areas.

Probably left more debris to clean up, though.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2019-05-11 11:21||   2019-05-11 11:21|| Front Page Top

#8 Think of the inert warhead as a training missile re-purposed as a "hi-tech cannonball". IIRC, some versions had "pop-out fins" so the missile could extend its range as a glider after the rocket engine runs out of fuel (so not chop-chop blades).
Posted by magpie 2019-05-11 11:31||   2019-05-11 11:31|| Front Page Top

#9 I suppose that 100 pounds of cast iron moving at Mach 2.0 could do some serious damage to the recipient
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2019-05-11 12:18||   2019-05-11 12:18|| Front Page Top

#10 The Farside solutions are sometimes the best.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-11 14:35||   2019-05-11 14:35|| Front Page Top

#11 I prefer the "Phantasm" flying silver killing ball.
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2019-05-11 15:37||   2019-05-11 15:37|| Front Page Top

#12 Forgive me if I am not real concerned about the wellbeing of the women and kids the hard boys are hiding among, as long as we get our targets.
Posted by Glenmore 2019-05-11 17:53||   2019-05-11 17:53|| Front Page Top

#13  Forgive me if I am not real concerned about the wellbeing of the women and kids the hard boys are hiding among

If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas. Or shrapnel.
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-11 18:08||   2019-05-11 18:08|| Front Page Top

#14 or you don't get up at all
Posted by chris 2019-05-11 18:27||   2019-05-11 18:27|| Front Page Top

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