What are the gadgets used scouts XX century
• What are the gadgets used scouts XX century
It will be difficult to find anyone who would not love spy novels and movies. They are scouts and then use all kinds of cool gadgets. Although most of the works of art is very far from this espionage, a grain of truth in them is. Real spies are constantly using special equipment.
1. Spy tube
In appearance it is a common pipe for tobacco smoking, but it is not so. In fact, this thing - a fairly powerful transmitter. By the way, smoking with the help of such "enhancement" is still possible.
have spies around the block and it was a huge amount of photographic and video equipment. Here is the camera designed by Eastman Kodak specially commissioned survey. gadget's dimensions are so small, but it is placed in a matchbox. By the way, and were shooting, previously having made a hole in the box.
3. Cryptographic powder box
This thing looks like a normal female powder box. In fact, it is applied to the mirror table cipher codes. group of characters replace whole words.
4. Compass button
The compass is very useful thing when trying to navigate the site. Here are just ordinary people it with you never wear. Therefore, for a spy gadget is most often hidden in their clothing with buttons or cufflinks.
5. Pigeons spyware
Scouts from different countries used to take photos and videos of birds. For example, here are these pigeons with a fixed camera loved to run the CIA during the Cold War.
In order to maintain communication spies did not have to meet or call. Most often, communication takes place using here is just such caches. Important things, such as documents, photos or films placed in a special, well-protected capsule-caches.
7. The Umbrella Assassin
KGB Development. Umbrella, which allowed the "sting" poisoned capsules. They could be poison or radioactive substances. With just such an umbrella in 1978, Soviet intelligence was liquidated Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov.
No, it is not set for torture. Although such sets in intelligence certainly are. In fact, this tool for cutting small holes in the wood, concrete and brick. What for? For subsequent installation listening devices, of course.
9. Shoes bug with
Boot diplomat, who was embedded intelligence bug. At the time, this move proved to be incredibly witty as office checks, home and car belonging to a diplomat, for finding bugs and did not give any positive result.
10. Dodgy Coin
It is obvious that this is no ordinary coin. Specifically, this was taken to the KGB for his scouts. With such a coin can be stored microfilm. Opens the container by pressing a needle in the correct place.