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Comment: Re: There are still contingency plans (Score 1) 301

Examples of flammables including soaked flaming blankets used to stop and then incapacitate tanks are all over history of war, from Spanish War (writings of Tom Wintringham) to Finnish Winter War and World War II etc.

Tom Wintringham wrote of technique of using rifle or shotgun fire to make tank crew close all the hatches, then men could rush it out of reach of its guns to either jam stout iron rod in tracks or to apply the flammables such as molotovs or soaked blankets. That's when fuel soaked tire slices (not his technique) could be jammed into tracks, then more tires throw on later when the conflagration gets going.

In WW II, your Marine predecessors used device to kill tanks that was diesel fuel with a self-igniting system, tube of nitric acid with sodium, many of those applied did all kinds of neat things like making internal fuel and ammo cook off

Comment: Confused Summary (Score 3, Informative) 36

Graphene might be used in semiconductor devices whether magnetized or not; being able to magnetize it opens possibilities of making some types of devices but in no way is a prerequisite for practical applications of graphene in computers, semiconductors, etc.

Comment: Re: There are still contingency plans (Score 1) 301

you are silly. tanks can be taken out with nothing more than pile of burning tires, when it gets too hot for the occupants, they will die. tanks can be trapped in pits, or the machinery of their tracks jammed. many, many ways to take out a tank without explosives or heavy weapons.

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