If you are a red-blooded westerner and you like your military swaggeringly tech-savvy, read this blurb and gawk at the picture of the mighty USS Lake Erie below:
USS Lake Erie firing an anti-ballistic missile. It’s designed to hit things moving at damn near orbital speed. It’s a kinetic kill vehicle. That means that the last 23 times these have been fired, there’s been a tremendous release of energy as warheads hit each other at thousands of miles per hour. None missed.
Get some! (The link goes to reader Curtis’ blog. Please do and go visit.)