The French took it for only so long.
Another poster has already hinted at the inevitable outcome of this kind of behaviour.
nonsense, governments have been funding science for at least three thousand years
funny, of course the norm for humans isn't leaders elected by votes. although leadeers in many systems have and are in the pockets of what we'd today call large corporations
batteries on all that crap will run out in two weeks
not hard to understand at all. such systems have been proposed, read about them. the satellites that will have to be launched, the gear that will be installed. billions of dollars and years of time (e.g. Next Gen)
harsh reality and what people imagine about capabilities of technology are two very different things
bullshit, most anything of value in this world could be destroyed on the cheap (less than 1% of value) by a band of suicidal thugs
oh really? stand the thing up and cut the power, no one will be running to the cabin under those conditions
you can get aviation fuel most anywhere, and just use kerosene if you don't care much about long term
don't need a runway at all, just plough down a field or dig a huge trench in a beach (or near a beach, for that matter)
I amused people think a plane needs to have a nice landing. chuck yeager didn't think so, "a good landing is one you can walk away from"
I seem to recall Russia calling our Homeland protectors and warning us about a particular guy. they didn't have to bother to do that, and it's an extraordinary thing that they did. Our Protectors of Der Fatherland ignored the warning. being busy courting punks and filling their heads with violent thoughts and then fake weapons so they could make headlines. And so the Boston Marathon bombings happened. So, who is the enemy of We the People?
oh, are we at war with Russia?
last I checked we were sticking our noses into Crimea situation (majority of populace ethnic Russian) but do tell what constitutes "enemies"
RAM wasn't built in a day.