Laser-armed drones are one step closer to becoming a reality.
Lasers and Directed Energy
The SHiELD seeks to equip supersonic warplanes with defensive lasers mounted in external pods.
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A laser beam disoriented F-15E crew members as they landed at RAF Lakenheath.
The Navy may outfit is new Ford-class carriers to accommodate a wide range of laser weapons to shoot down incoming missiles.
The Air Force plans to be able to incinerate targets such as incoming missiles with aircraft-launched laser weapons by 2023.
The Navy’s laser aboard the USS Ponce is now being fired in operational scenarios by sailors in the Persian Gulf.
The military aims to turn lasers weapons from science fiction into reality for everything from space platforms to Humvees.