Cold war era is Famous for the espionage and spying operations by the world’s two biggest spy organizations of that time, that is, CIA and KGB against each other. In this, they were aided by the development of new technology and gadgets. Inaccessible to the general public, some of those gadgets have been recently declassified. Here, we are going to present you some of those impressive gadgets.
“Belly Buster” Drill
“Belly Buster” is a CIA Gadget from the early 60’s. Consisting of many parts, it was used to drill holes into rooms for the implantation of the secret hearing devices.
This special type of device was used to remove letters from the envelopes without disturbing their seals. Its pincer like head is inserted into the envelope to wind-up the letter and remove it.
Stereoscope and Case
Developed during the World War II, it was used to analyze photographs, taken from aerial/aircraft reconnaissance, in 3D.
A CIA gadget from the 1970s, it can be regarded as the first smaller Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Equipped with hidden camera, its capabilities are quite impressive as compared to its size at that time.