I generally choose to leave predictions of the future to “psychics” and tarot card readers. They rely on special powers of divination, and I give them credit for trying. After all, it’s a daunting task to predict the future of anything these days.
Throughout history, military technology has evolved into far-flung and highly useful civilian applications. The Humvee notwithstanding, consumers have benefitted in many ways from technology that was first applied on the battlefield.