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Old January 19 2011, 03:49 PM   #39
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Re: Some science fiction "firsts"

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Smallest launchable nuke I've seen is a two-man 102mm recoilless rifle version.
Presumably the Davy Crockett from the 60's.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davy_Crockett_(nuclear_device)

I guess if you had powered armour, you'd be strong enough to tote it under your arm.

The 60's also gave us the Aeropack.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jet_pack

The trouble is that the more technology you have, the more likely it is to break down at a critical moment, or to screw up and kill the operator.
Now can u imagine a trooper toting a 102mm (they also made a 155mm version) recoilless rifle around?
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