Re: Laser as Reactionless Propulsion

Spike Jones (
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 21:36:33 -0700

Michael S. Lorrey wrote:

> ...b) There is a new power source that one of the Russian Institutes just
> sold to the US military which uses a small charge of conventional
> explosives to generate 1 megawatt for a tiny fraction of a second. They
> are evaluating it now for space defense weapons use. Don't know the
> technology behind it.
> Spike? Any ideas?

None that I am willing to talk about, even if I did know, which I am not claiming to. {8^D Gotta hand it to those commies, they are pretty clever with their shape charges, are they not? spike