Airborne Laser Takes Out Ballistic Missile

Discussion in 'Hampton Roads, VA' started by Thumpy, Feb 15, 2010.

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  1. Thumpy Jedi Master

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    Remember President Reagan envisioned "Star Wars", various kinds of space-age weapons - laser, kinetic, surface-to-air, satellite - knocking out ballistic missiles as a deterent against the Soviets. It's a reality now.

    http://news.discovery.com/tech/airborne-laser-destroys-ballistic-missile-mid-air.html

    Reminds me of that movie, Weird Science with Val Kilmer playing the nerd physicist.
  2. Azuren_Zyblade Jedi Knight

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    Wicked... Regan was a visionary.

    =)
  3. PQVader Jedi Knight

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    Reminds me of that movie, Weird Science with Val Kilmer playing the nerd physicist.

    I think you mean REAL GENIUS...Weird Science is where Kelly LeBrock turns Bill Paxton into a turd. hahaahahah
  4. Velcro FanForce CR & President, Hampton Roads Rebellion F

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    Wow Forgot that was Bill paxton. i was watching him in Thunderbirds last night
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