You and Adam hop in your hovercraft and take off. He drives. You ride shotgun, except instead of firing shells your pump action produces a highly concentrated, 3,000 degree Fahrenheit particle beam.
Within seconds you can see the other hover craft approaching head on just over the horizon.
“How long until you can scan it?” You ask.
“Another minute or so.”
Moments later Adam continues, “Privately owned vehicle. One human on board. Appears to be unarmed, but he could be partially jam