Which 11 everyday technologies were initially invented for the military?




1. The Microwave During World War II the U.S. Army used radar transmitters, leading American scientist Percy Spencer to discover in 1945 that these microwaves could release enough heat to cook food. Missile giant Raytheon was central to the development and uptake of the domestic microwave oven based on Spencer’s discovery. 2. GPS The Sat Nav in your car is using the same Global Positioning System that the US DoD used in the 1990s towards the end of the Cold War. President Clinto...
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