Really makes you wonder whether crazy people or Austin Powers style evil geniuses are in charge over at DARPA. Another nominee was:
He told the BBC News website that the study revealed that when professional sword swallowers ingested a single sword very carefully, it did not do much harm, but swallowing many swords, strangely shaped blades, or being distracted when swallowing, could cause injury.
The findings also suggested that sword swallowers should not swallow swords if they already had a sore throat, he said.
It would have to be a very very strong bomb to get me to fancy any of the ugly buggers that were in my troop! whats wrong with a quick one of the wrist? as a defence system troops could be issued with a few porn mags to minimize the effects