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I don't even care if this is true. It's amazing.
"With alignment set properly, the system will fire when the pilot smiles."
There won't be a zombie apocalypse, or a robot apocalypse, or anything.
It will all be weaponized cosplayers.
Just in time, what with the confrontation with China over the Senkaku Islands heating up.
It's not true, I mean it doesn't even try to be realistic. But it's very, very great. Love the expression: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iZ0WuNvHr8#t=2m48s
On second thought, I forgot that this is Japan, so I can't actually say if it's true or not.
"It is gasoline fueled and runs on a diesel engine." I think something got lost in translation.
Well, technically diesel engines can run on gasoline, can't they?
From the straight dope, "What happens when you use gasoline in a diesel engine? Either something expensive or something very expensive."
Since gas and diesel have different combustion cycles, using the wrong stuff either won't work or it's likely to damage your engine.
That assumes that the wrong fuel is used in an existing engine.
There's nothing inherently wrong about using gasoline as a fuel for a Diesel-cycle engine, given an engine designed with these constraints in mind.
It's not even a hypothesis: The first example that comes immediately to mind is the Russian T-72 tank, which can use diesel fuel (DL, DZ, DA), rocket fuel (T-1, TS-1, T-2) and automobile gasoline (A-66, A-72).