Microwave pain gun could be in the hands of riot police


China, now “leading the world in innovation,” invents a terrifying microwave pain gun

QZ.com reports,

China has apparently invented a new form of futuristic non-lethal weapon—which is pretty handy if some of its biggest cities are going to continue protesting against a lack of democracy.
The Poly WB-1 uses millimeter-thick microwave wave beams that heat up the water molecules under the skin, which causes unbelievable pain when the gun is pointed at you. (The US has its own microwave pain gun that was supposed to be used in Afghanistan but was recalled over ethics and technical issues.) China reportedly wants to mount its new guns on ships that patrol disputed waters, but don’t be surprised to find that they are being carried by riot police sooner rather than later.

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