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Originally posted by icelid
No kidding, that's such a simple concept, but its quite clever. I hope they don't end up calling it a force field though. How about a 'circuit shell' or 'short armour'? Force field makes you think of that glowing blue stuff around spaceships.
Its inevitable , in some future war a tank commander will spot a enemy on his tactical display and yell at his weapons officer to "raise the shields".
Star Trek lingo is part of the language now like it or not.