Rania Khalek writes at Alternet: The US is at the forefront of an international arms development effort that includes a remarkable assortment of technologies, which look and sound like they belong in…
Active Denial System
Al Jazeera English reports:
In order to gain stronger public perception of new crowd control technology, the US miltary has been showcasing a new weapon dubbed the “pain ray” [as informally called the “heat ray,” technically known as an Active Denial System]. The system cost more than $120 million developing the technology and was deployed in Afghanistan two years ago.