- Jun 6, 2009
- Reaction score
He's obvously wrong, and I wrote the story's author to tell him.Originally posted by stymye
I'm referring to this:
An aerospace consultant familiar with the issue also says he believes the rockets could have some appeal as weapons for terrorists because it would allow them to strike from a distance.
A rocket powerful enough to soar a mile into the air likely could travel two miles if fired laterally as a weapon, said Leon McKinney, a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. ''You could probably lob several pounds of nerve gas or high-explosive and do some serious damage,'' said McKinney.