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What are sonic weapons?
March 24, 2014 6:21PM
There are basically two types of sonic weapons.
The more commonly known (and modern) nonlethal type; these are deployed for crowd control and have even more recently been fitted to ships to deter pirate attacks on vessels along the coast of Africa. They cannot be targeted on a specific individual. They normally use low frequency or extremely high frequency sound waves which either cause people to be ill, or incapacitate them due to the high pitch of noise.
The second type were mainly prototypes that were developed after WWII and used compressed air, or directed explosions in order to deafen troops or even destroy enemy infrastructure, as far as I know none were ever actively deployed.