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Two interesting and important articles on bioelectromagnetic weapons have recently appeared in the New Scientist: “Maximum pain is aim of new U.S. weapon” and “Police toy with ‘less lethal’ weapons”, both written by David Hambling . See also US. Patent 6 536 440 of March 25, 2003 .
On 1 March 2001, the Marine Corps announced a new non-lethal weapon, “active denial technology”. It produces enormous pain by allegedly boiling the molecules of water in the human skin without damaging the skin itself. As described in an article published in New Scientist, it employs pulsed electromagnetic radiation at a frequency of 95 GHz with a range of about 600 meters . There have been several new reports in the magazine in 2005, including one published in July , describing volunteers taking part in tests to determine how safe the Active Denial System (ADS) weapon would be if used in real crowd-control. The ADS weapon’s beam was reported to cause pain within 2 to 3 seconds, and becomes “intolerable after less than 5 seconds”.
In 1973, Joseph C. Sharp, an experimental psychologist at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research performed an experiment that was pivotal to the development of the torture equipment being shipped to Iraq today. He had James Lin set up equipment in his laboratory which converted the shape of sound waves into microwave radiation that enabled him to hear himself vocalize the names of the numbers from one to ten in his head, by-passing the mechanism of his own ears. This particular experiment was never published but is mentioned in Lin’s book, Microwave Auditory Effects and Applications, published in 1978 .
The experiment has been confirmed in US Patent 6 587 729, “Apparatus for Audibly Communicating Speech Using the Radio Frequency Hearing Effect” . This patent is for an improved version of the apparatus used in the 1973 laboratory experiment, issued on July 1, 2003 and assigned to the Secretary of the Air Force. It provides scientific evidence that it is possible to hear threatening voices in one’s head without suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
Safety and legal status
In the United States of America, the University of Texas-Austin Institute for Advanced Technology (IAT) conducts basic research to advance electrodynamics and hypervelocity physics related to electromagnetic weapons. Generally considered 'non-lethal weapons', electromagnetic weaponry do however pose health threats to humans. In fact, "non-lethal weapons can sometimes be deadly."
United States Department of Defense policy explicitly states that non-lethal weapons "shall not be required to have a zero probability of producing fatalities or permanent injuries." Although a Human Effects Advisory Panel was established in 1998 to provide independent assessment on human effects, data, and models for the use of 'non-lethal weapons' on the general population, the TECOM Technology Symposium in 1997 concluded on non-lethal weapons, “Determining the target effects on personnel is the greatest challenge to the testing community,” primarily because "the potential of injury and death severely limits human tests." However, "directed energy weapons that target the central nervous system and cause neurophysiological disorders may violate the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons of 1980. And weapons that go beyond non-lethal intentions and cause “superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering” could violate the Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions of 1977." Safety and evaluation of the physical and psychological effects of the long-term or repetitive uses of the pain-inducing non-lethal weapons on humans have not been well understood or studied in any great details. Any such studies require explicit consent of all participants, otherwise they may violate the UN Convention against torture and other cruelties.
Originally posted by Phage
reply to post by EvolvedMinistry
And I might want to add that the last patent is a bit scary. Nuclear sized explosions without radiation. We have been trying to achieve this for years with cold fusion which was merely a "theory." As it were, apparently scientists are attempting to make this a reality through the infinite power of RF frequencies.
Yup. Great researcher you is.
Nuclear-sized explosions without radiation
United States Patent 4873928
A method for producing a high yield explosion without radioactive fallout comprising filling an expendible structure with an explosive mixture of a combustible gas (e.g. methane) and an oxidizer gas (e.g. oxygen) and then detonating said mixture.
It's called a fuel-air bomb.
[edit on 1/27/2010 by Phage]
Originally posted by Donny 4 million
This thread has proven that no matter what Disinformation comes your way-- put your shoulder against it and be true to your hart.
Originally posted by davesidious
reply to post by EvolvedMinistry
Because you don't know what electromagnetic radiation is, and how it's everywhere, used for everything?
We have two options here, which is the most likely?
1. HAARP is some secret super-weapon, the product of a massive conspiracy between hundreds of scientists, hundreds of engineers, the US government, BAE Advanced Technologies, and the University of Alaska, using some hitherto unknown physics
2. You don't know what you're talking about.
Occam's razor suggests you don't know what you're talking about.
Originally posted by EvolvedMinistry
I'm sorry Dave, can't hear you above all the information I posted and was rewarded for. Thanks for commenting on this thread and helping to keep it alive. You've been wonderful!!!