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In Reply to: RE: A Short History of High Efficiency Weaponry posted by Tom Brennan on January 21, 2017 at 09:36:33
I understand that at MIT Amar Bose was working on a Cloaking Device, which explains the imaging on the original 901
I always assumed that Bose speakers were a byproduct of some weapons design program in the conflicts between India and Pakistan. I guess I was wrong.
"The passage of my life is measured out in shirts."
- Brian Eno
During the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan Pathan hillmen used locally made copies of the Bose 901 made with hand tools from cardboard boxes and discarded bicycle wheels. However they were ineffective and even actual Bose models given the Pathans by CIA agents lacked the flamethrower like power of Klipsch, JBL and ferrite Lowther weapons.
In the late 1960s the British attempted to take advantage of the extreme beaminess of the Quad ESL to make a weapon that could be used to minimize civilian casualties in urban fighting in Northern Ireland, where IRA and UDA fighters were often shielded by the many civilians around them. But though the prototype Quad weapon was quite precise it, like the Bose, simply lacked the firepower needed.
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