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US Marines Armed With 'Secret Scream' Gun

Posted on Friday, 26 March, 2004 | Comment icon 12 comments

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"US troops are to be armed with a stun gun that uses a baby's high-pitched scream to bring the enemy to its knees."

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Comment icon #3 Posted by tat2 netty on 26 March, 2004, 13:45
yes yes just what we need Joc
Comment icon #4 Posted by Skela on 26 March, 2004, 13:51
OMG! That's awesome! (Wonders where he could buy one)
Comment icon #5 Posted by Pendekar Timur on 26 March, 2004, 15:28
yes yes just what we need Joc is that what you need..?? i thought that what we all need here is PEACE...!!?
Comment icon #6 Posted by mowo on 26 March, 2004, 15:40
i·ro·ny ( P ) Pronunciation Key (r-n, r-) n. pl. i·ro·nies The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning. An expression or utterance marked by a deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning. A literary style employing such contrasts for humorous or rhetorical effect. See Synonyms at wit1.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Halo_Jones on 26 March, 2004, 17:27
Pah! Us mothers have withstood alot more than that! Usually at 3am accompanied by stinky nappie.
Comment icon #8 Posted by fearfulone on 26 March, 2004, 17:56
thats kinda scary...imagine if they use it on us! their own people! if kerry wins thats whatll happen!!! lol j/k
Comment icon #9 Posted by Nethius on 26 March, 2004, 20:51
i always thought a babies scream was the worst sound in the world, and this proves it!
Comment icon #10 Posted by Dowdy on 26 March, 2004, 22:51
Next they'll have weapons that fire stinky nappies. That'll put entire armies to their knees. They may be trained to kill but i bet they have no chance against changing a nappie
Comment icon #11 Posted by saidanddone on 3 April, 2004, 7:18
I can see breaking up a riot, but permanant deafness? NOT COOL. REALLY NOT COOL. I could see it being used at 90-100 decibels (or whatever the range is for pain WITHOUT causing deafness).
Comment icon #12 Posted by Diebytheflyguy on 4 April, 2004, 7:05
I can see breaking up a riot, but permanant deafness? NOT COOL.REALLY NOT COOL. I could see it being used at 90-100 decibels (or whatever the range is for pain WITHOUT causing deafness). A part of the article states exactly: "The gun, which will be issued to marines in Iraq this month, fires "sonic bullets" that can be targeted like a torch beam. Anyone hit with a full blast would suffer excruciating pain, permanent deafness and some form of cellular damage. A prolonged blast could kill." Why would you not use this for permanant defence? Its similar to the rubber bullets that can be fired by p... [More]

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