The Latest Triumph of Russian Science

THE THREAT OF SPEEDING TICKETS HAS SPURRED THE SWIFT development of RADAR- EVASION technology -- and not just in car-crazed countries like the U.S. and Japan. The military-communications journal Signal reports that at a military laboratory northeast of Moscow, scientists are conducting a new kind of applied research: painting their automobiles with the stealth coatings designed to protect Russia's high-performance aircraft from detection by radar. Invisible to radar guns, the lab docs expect to zip along the roads ticket-free.

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