10 everyday things that have been invented for the military
• 10 everyday things that have been invented for military
A surprising number of military inventions have found a second life in our lives. Here are just ten of them.
Now GPS - it's everyday thing, which is even a mobile phone. Global positioning system created by the US Department of Defense in the early 1990s. By order of President Clinton, the system was made available for civilian users in 1996.
2. Freeze drying
The process by which our usual eating dried for long term storage, has come to us from the United States for military service. Earlier, more precisely during the Second World War, in this way they were sealed after the clothing of military facilities.
3. Auto-injectable syringes
Auto-injectable syringes, which allow you to quickly enter drugs without a doctor and no skills, for example, to prevent an allergic reaction, evolved from a similar device, which is designed to protect soldiers from nerve agents and chemical weapons.
4. Cargo Pants
Of course they came out of the army. Who needs to wear a lot of things? Of course infantryman. The military began to wear these pants already in 1930, while the Civil these pants became popular in the 1990s
5. Veterinary Clinic
Veterinary clinics are now on every corner, but before this was done purely military, because it is their four-legged friends must always be ready. Now the places to learn about the health of your pet a lot, but the quality of services is often much to be desired. Therefore, you first need to know the cost of the services of veterinary clinics area, and then go.
In 1942, the adhesive tape was invented specifically for the military, as a method of isolation of ammunition from the possible ingress of water and release them from the system. And now it no one even remembers.
The same canister was invented for the military in the 1930s. Logistics service is often more convenient to give the exact portion of the fuel in cans, rather than pouring it on the eye.
8. The Jeep
Jeep - a household brand machines have been invented specifically for traveling over rough terrain during the Second World War.
ENIAC - the first electronic computer, which can be programmed to perform a wide variety of tasks, and it was designed for the US Army during World War II. It was originally invented to render ballistic missiles capabilities.
In 1945, the American scientist accidentally realized that the radar used by the US Army throughout World War II had directed the thermal effect, ie. A. Standing operating radar he felt the chocolate melts in your pocket. And because of this unexpected discovery was invented "microwave"