Tactical to Practical

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Here's a show with an intriguing premise: The History Channel's "Tactical to Practical" examines how military technology makes its way from the battlefield to the streets of suburbia.

As it turns out, some of the coolest consumer technology around today developed in the defense department's incubator. While militaries around the world are best known for creating weapons, they have also churned out many inventions with entirely peaceful applications.

In the next section, we'll look at a few examples from the show.

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