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Futuristic looking weapons

Discussion in 'The Guns Galore Section' started by Roel, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. Ome_Joop

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    I think i like this topic!
    U-boats type XXIII and XXI if you compare them with any other submarine you can see how modern they were and how they influenced next generation subs!!

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  2. Ricky

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    Some good examples Ome_Joop!
    Hey, is that the U-boat in Bremerhaven? (or is it Cuxhaven?)
    Because I have been there & seen it! (and spent the rest of the day kicking myself for leaving my camera in the hostel...)
     
  3. Roel

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    Wow, some very good examples indeed, Ome Joop. I like the Ju-278, it has a surprising similarity to post-war heavy bombers... Do you have any more info on this plane?
     
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    Except that the wings are swept forward, which is a highly advanced (& difficult!) aerodynamic concept that only NASA has really developed - although I think the CCCP made a forward-swept wing plane, the MiG-144
     
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    Don't know about MiG-144 but Sukhoi S-37 Berkut has forward swept wings.
     
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    Ah, that is probably it then... :oops:
     
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    NASA didn't develop FSW (forward swept wings), there was a German biz-jet (HFB-320) in the sixties, in service. Admittedly not as radically swept forward as, say, X-20 or even Ju-287, but still.
     
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    X4 wire guided air to air missle that the germans were trying to us in ww2.

    They also developed the X7 wire guided AT missile which although no reports exist may have actually been used on the eastern front by some troops.

    They were also developing infrared/heat seeking and camera guided missiles.

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    I think the FG42 looks quite futureistic and the Panzershreck
     
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    the Steyr AUG looks like something out of starwars
     
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    the FN2000 and a few modern american assult rifles are very futureistic but yes the Steyr AUG does look futureistic, and probally is one of the most futureistic looking bullpup guns
     
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    I think that nippons battleships look very futuristic.

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    or the russian battleship "Marat"

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    Heres a nice futuristic Israeli weapon, the TarCommando:

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    Where's Flash Gordon?
     
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    What is the wee trigger-like thing just in front of the magazine for?
     
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    Its probably switch for releasing the magazine.
     
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    Well, I thought about that, but it seems a little exposed for that. The last thing you want to do is accidently release your mag. :eek:
     
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    It probably is quite stiff and it probably wont work by just pressing it. I'd think you need to pull that lever forward and up. Therefore its a bit safer.
     
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    Now why didn't I think of that... :grin:
     

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