Which 11 everyday technologies were initially invented for the military?

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Posted: 05/01/2014

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

Defence IQ Press
Posted: 05/01/2014