US navy demonstrates ship-based laser weapon – video


The US navy demonstrated its new 30-kilowatt laser weapon system in the Persian Gulf, near Iranian waters. The device, which is 30 million times more powerful than a laser pointer, is capable of targeting mounted weapons systems on fast-moving boats, and destroying drones in mid-flight. According to the navy, a much more powerful 150 kilowatt system is currently in development Continue reading…

Article by Guardian Staff, Read more on http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2014/dec/10/us-navy-laser-weapon-video

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