Here is how you stop boy racers

hat tip Gizmag

I regularly check Gizmag to see what is happeing in all sorts of tech areas. My favourite section is military and that is where I found this product.

The X-Net system can fully arrest a range of vehicles using a unique spiked net design. The non-lethal system is man portable, can be deployed in a matter of seconds and causes minimal damage to target vehicles. The product is so good that QinetiQ has secured a five-year Indefinite Duration, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the US Military, for the supply of QinetiQ’s Vehicle Lightweight Arresting Device (VLAD), the US military designation for the X-Net system.

It should readily stop boy-racers in their tracks. Check out the demonstration video.


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