2010-03-28

real victory in war

3.10: news.pol/Armored Trucks Shield Marines From Taliban Bombs:
. here is the real victory in war:
when the technology evolves to save all lives .
npr:
. The M-ATV is one type in a class of MRAP's
— mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles .
. base price is $437,000,
($1.4 million fully loaded with all its
electronics and safety options) .
"(
Initially when the blast went,
it was surprisingly quiet
"The vehicle inside — if you ever get in one —
it's very quiet.
Just the initial shock of the truck lifting up,
-- at least 70 pounds of homemade explosives --
... doing a knuckle bump with each other and laughing.
) .