The system was installed aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Dewey in November, but not announced until this week.
The U.S. military will incorporate the newest generation of solid-state fiber optic lasers as early as 2021.
The Air Force is preparing to send vehicle-borne laser drone-killers overseas in just a few months.
Navy warship is getting a laser five times stronger than the one the service has tested in the past.
The Pentagon is shelving a directed-energy program it was hoping to use in space to destroy enemy ICBMs.
Army officials are getting help from the Navy to make the service's High Energy Laser program more than twice as powerful.
The USS Preble will be the first destroyer to be equipped with a high-energy laser to counter surface craft and drones.
The Navy finally plans on testing its much-hyped electromagnetic railgun on a surface warship in a major milestone.
Putin specifically mentioned the Peresvet, the military's first laser weapon that entered service last fall.
The powerful new High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator is currently too big to deploy.
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims published a ruling in favor of a motion to dismiss the case brought by Nathan Sommers.
Those losses hastened the war's conclusion but were not solely responsible for it, two historians say.
Sara Faulkner had the "it" factor as the first woman to graduate from the Coast Guard's helicopter rescue swimmer school.
The date for the move, as well as the location in Poland, has not been announced, but it will take place in 2021.
The UH-60L took off from the St. Cloud Army Aviation Support Facility on Dec. 5 and went missing for almost two hours.