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Build Your Own Cruise Missile For Less Than $5,000!

  1. Aug 21, 2003 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 21, 2003 #2
    What if you only have $4,500?
  4. Aug 21, 2003 #3
    You can still build a missle, but someone has to pilot it.
  5. Aug 21, 2003 #4
    gee, and I've always wondered where terrorists go to get thier hands on sophisticated weaponry- now I know."P
  6. Aug 21, 2003 #5


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    Its not about having the cruise missile, its about proving it can be done. A while back (10, 20, 30 years?) the CIA paid a handful of phd physicists to see if they could build a nuclear bomb from scratch just to see if they could.

    Any decent group of college engineers can build a cruise missle. $5,000 but it depends of course on how big you want it to be. When I was a senior, one senior design project group built an robotic (autonomous) radio controlled plane. Same thing.
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