Toy Maker Now Building Weapons For The Army

from the going-in-reverse dept

Toy makers have often made weapons into toys, but what about the other way around? Wired points out that a maker of a toy rocket has been hired by the US Army to create a variable speed gun using the same basic technology used in the toy. The weapon would allow soldiers to use the same gun to fire both lethal and non-lethal rounds. Nonlethal weapons are a big business these days, but it still seems a bit out of place for a toymaker to start building one.
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  1. identicon
    J Robinson, 20 Sep 2019 @ 6:41pm

    Re: Re: Mattel M16

    I was at Fort Dix in January of 1990 . I know for a fact that my m16a1 that I was issued had Mattel stamped on the lower receiver . It also had like a watermark of an eagle identifying it as property of the federal government.


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