Thursday, August 09, 2012

Soviet tank zapped by the Coanda railgun

In 1968, the Warsaw Pact invaded Czeckoslovakia and wanted to do the same with Romania. But incredibly they didn't do it, even if Soviets alone massed at least 25 divisions at the borders, not to mention a few Hungarian, Polish and Bulgarian ones. Some kind of “laser” or “plasma” gun was used against them. When Soviets sent their first tank over the border, it was either “melted” or “vaporized”, so they stopped the invasion in its tracks. 1968 is the year when Coanda returned in his native country Romania, bringing with him lots of his personal papers.


Arelcao Akleos said...

"Coanda was still in Paris in 1940, when Wehrmacht occupied France, and supposedly SS get their hands on all patents from France archives, including about Coanda “flying saucer”, and either used that or asked Coanda himself to join their industry to build those flying machines.

From Coanda declarations in 60′s (he was in US at that moment), such saucer shaped flying machines was about to be build, flying with few thousand km/h with a large autonomy and being quite light weight compared to traditional aircrafts."


Tecumseh said...

Yep, Coanda the saucer man had it all figured out.

An Austrian forest warden, Viktor Schauberger, built a prototype flying saucer based on Coanda's design. Here's what wiki has to say about that:

In 1934 Viktor met with Hitler, and had discussions about fundamental principles of agriculture, forestry and water engineering. Schauberger is believed to have lent his ideas in order to aid the German Reich. Although whether this was under duress or willingly is still a matter of debate; it appears that his aim was to see his theories put to the test (he had offered his log flume designs to several countries). There is no indication that he supported Nazism, and his private feelings about the Nazis seem to have been disdainful. At any rate, his later (post-1941) work for the regime was enforced by the threat of execution, Schauberger being a KZ concentration camp prisoner at that time.
In 1941, an intrigue caused by the Viennese Association of Engineers resulted in Schauberger's enforced confinement in a mental hospital in Mauer-Öhling, under continuous observation by the SS. In Augsburg, Schauberger worked with Messerschmitt on engine cooling systems and was in correspondence with designer Heinkel about aircraft engines.

In 1944, Schauberger continued to develop his Repulsine machine at the Technical College of Engineering at Rosenhügel in Vienna. By May 1945 a prototype had been constructed.

At the end of the war Schauberger was apprehended by US intelligence agents, and kept in custody for 9 months. They confiscated all his documents and prototypes, and interrogated him to determine his activities during the war.