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2019-08-09 Science & Technology
The U.S. Army Plans To Field the Most Powerful Laser Weapon Yet
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Posted by DarthVader 2019-08-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [184 views ]  Top

#1 Ooh! A 300kW laser is what the Air Force considers a long range offensive weapon.
Posted by Butch Thating8912 2019-08-09 06:34||   2019-08-09 06:34|| Front Page Top

#2 This weapon has been promised for quite a while and assuming it works as advertised we do need it ASAP as do several other countries eg South Korea and Israel.
Posted by Bernardz 2019-08-09 08:27||   2019-08-09 08:27|| Front Page Top

#3 Gone are the old chemical lasers. The new electrically powered laser designs double their power every 3 years or so. So we're only a few years away from a megawatt class weapon.

Now we just need to find a great bloody shark to mount it on.
Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-08-09 09:52||   2019-08-09 09:52|| Front Page Top

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