Skateboards, Segways, Individual Mobility Vehicles

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Skateboards, Segways, Individual Mobility Vehicles

Post by Ryan » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:54 am

"In the 80s-90s we knew the next war was gonna have a megacity. So they started running wargames and figuring out equipment thinking the next war might be Fulda, or Tokyo. They did crazy camo, skateboards, BMX bikes, knee pads, tons of stuff. Most of it didn't stay, but the kneepads and tomahawks did."

"I think the idea was they could move from place to place. They'd ditch the boards once fighting started. You could use them to crawl I guess, scoot around under windows."

"It was for peacetime moving around on base primarily, and maybe initial rush towards combat. If it's in peacetime, you do what you can. We have like fast electric boards to cruise to your post."

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Re: Skateboards, Segways, Individual Mobility Vehicles

Post by tacticalguy » Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:52 pm

I remember when they introduced the tomahawks, lol.
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