U.S. Military’s “Active Denial System” Is a 95-GHz Heat Ray

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Source: U.S. Department of Defense, https://inteng-storage.s3.amazonaws.com/img/iea/XD6KJZYMGv/sizes/ads-real_resize_md.jpg

October 21, 2021 | Originally published by Interesting Engineering on October 4, 2021

According to this article, the Active Denial System (ADS)  is a non-lethal directed-energy weapon capable of shooting man-sized beam millimeter waves up to a distance of 3,280 feet. The ADS will provide military personnel with a non-lethal weapon that has the same effect on all human targets. Unlike kinetic weapons, such as rubber rounds that possess a risk of injury, the ADS is uniformly effective regardless of size, gender, and age, the website claims.

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