A Camera, a Gun and a Computer Geek

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Matt Clara, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. Matt Clara

    no_name Guest

    The problem with all that shit is the inventors/designers never had to
    lug it along climbing in and out of a HMMWV or Bradley; never tried to
    use it kicking down doors.

    Area Denial is only as good as the IFF. Another hunk of shit for a grunt
    to lug around. You gotta' have a transponder or your own robots will
    shoot the shit out of you.
    no_name, Sep 26, 2005
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  2. Matt Clara

    no_name Guest

    More frikin' shit to break the springs.
    no_name, Sep 26, 2005
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  3. Matt Clara

    no_name Guest

    And an automatic "sentry" pointer & shooter could be an accessory to a
    no_name, Sep 26, 2005
  4. Matt Clara

    BH Guest

    Yikes, Terminators are just a step away...

    BH, Sep 26, 2005
  5. Matt Clara

    Jer Guest

    Sounds good for spare time, but when living in an foxhole and shitting
    in your helmet, spare time was an unaffordble commodity - that's why we
    were so eager to kill something so we could "clean house". :) We
    delivered our ordinance wearing our boots. If we were still wearing
    them after the bang, mission accomplished. Back then, a smart bomb was
    a hand-thrown satchel charge with a unpredictable toaster timer. Some
    of us burned the toast and went home sooner than others.

    I like good restaurants, especially when you can see the name of the
    place *before* you order. :)
    Jer, Sep 26, 2005
  6. Matt Clara

    Stacey Guest

    And that has what to do with the discusion? The guy designed an automated
    sentry weapon, not a remote controlled one.
    Stacey, Sep 26, 2005
  7. Matt Clara

    Stacey Guest

    Stacey, Sep 26, 2005
  8. Matt Clara

    no_name Guest

    It's a really piss poor image, but that looks like the rear end of an
    old US Army M-60 Tank. So, just how good is the discrimination circuit
    that keeps it from shooting at the good guys (defined: good guys = our

    From what little I could see in the video it does a grand job of
    shooting up our own stuff. Is it "smart" enough to know to NOT shoot our
    own stuff?
    no_name, Sep 26, 2005
  9. Matt Clara

    Larry Guest

    Some sort of IFF might solve that problem.
    Larry, Sep 26, 2005
  10. Matt Clara

    no_name Guest

    More shit you got to carry around, and since it's gonna' be made by the
    lowest bidder (assuming it is actually bid out), it's gonna' break when
    you need it most.
    no_name, Sep 26, 2005
  11. Matt Clara

    Roger Guest

    Me too, but it'd work better with a Glock.
    OTOH paint balls are more fun and the target can be reused ... with
    enough persuasation.

    Roger, Sep 28, 2005
  12. Matt Clara

    Roger Guest

    What? You never heard the litany, "This for work this is for fun"...
    "This is my weapon and this is my gun"...

    Roger, Sep 28, 2005
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