New cruise missile will fry electronic targets, change warfare

Centermass

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CHAMP is a directed energy weapon (DEW) that uses high powered microwaves (HPW) in the megawatt range to overwhelm any electronics systems similar to an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) emitted from the detonation of an atomic bomb but without the kinetic force of a bomb.

At the Utah Test and Training Range the team, officially known as the Counter-electronics High Powered Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP), the cruise missile flew over a target compound and completely disabled the electronic systems of seven targets including a two-story building by emitting a burst of high powered radio waves.




 

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MEMO
TO: ALL SENIOR OFFICERS
FROM: POTUS
RE: NEW ROE

BE ADVISED, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE NEW CHAMP MISSILE UNLESS AND UNTIL YOU SEE AN ENEMY COMBATANT AIMING A DEADLY ELECTRONIC DEVICE AT COALITION FORCES. SIMPLY BEING IN POSSESSION OF ELECTRONICS WILL NOT SUFFICE AND YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO UCMJ PROSECUTION.
 

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MEMO
TO: ALL SENIOR OFFICERS
FROM: POTUS
RE: NEW ROE

BE ADVISED, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE NEW CHAMP MISSILE UNLESS AND UNTIL YOU SEE AN ENEMY COMBATANT AIMING A DEADLY ELECTRONIC DEVICE AT COALITION FORCES. SIMPLY BEING IN POSSESSION OF ELECTRONICS WILL NOT SUFFICE AND YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO UCMJ PROSECUTION.

What's sad is how true this has become over here. Probably not driven by the POTUS, but the sentiment is played out every day to the detriment of our men and the mission. :(
 

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I guess they'll know it is incoming when the Hershey bars in their shirt pockets start melting.
 

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HAHA! Did anyone notice the tower on the back row at 0:41 ? Its CD tray came out and the CD/DVD ejected itself from the tray! :ROFLMAO:
BWAHAHAAA! That was a good catch! Watched it twice, laughed harder the second time!
 

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The missile? It self-destructed after passing the target so I'm sure the production model would do the same.

The production model? Depends on who wins the election. The post election model will either self destruct or find a TOO and nail it, or, it will broadcast and disperse apologetic propaganda leaflets and dispense candy once it lands......:rolleyes:
 

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lol BITCH! We got SCIENCE fool! That't the only time I could see a research geek getting all gully on some indigenous population.

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The production model? Depends on who wins the election. The post election model will either self destruct or find a TOO and nail it, or, it will broadcast and disperse apologetic propaganda leaflets and dispense candy once it lands......:rolleyes:
Seems like it's gonna be the latter. :D
 
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