Airman 1st Class Patrick Connolly of Dayton, Ohio, demonstrates the placement of the water disruptor in a simulated village used to train soldiers heading overseas (Image: by Randy Montoya)
According to the Pentagon, improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, are the number one killer and threat to troops in Afghanistan. Now a new tool that shoots a blade of water capable of penetrating steel is headed to U.S. troops in Afghanistan to help them disable these deadly devices. Developed by Sandia National Laboratories researchers, the fluid blade disablement tool produces a high-speed, precise water blade to perform some precision type destruction on whatever IED it’s up against.
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