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LiveScience.com - Military Shows Off New Ray Gun: "
Military Shows Off New Ray Gun
By Elliott Minor
posted: 25 January 2007
10:59 am ET
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AP) — The military calls its new weapon an “active denial system,'' but that's an understatement. It's a ray gun that shoots a beam that makes people feel as if they are about to catch fire."