U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) crew members board a self-propelled semi-submersible suspected drug smuggling vessel (SPSS) June.
High Energy Laser Counters Rocket
The Lockheed Martin Area Defense Anti- munitions (ADAM) prototype laser weapon system successfully destroys a rocket target flying on a wire at a range of 1.6 kilometers on Dec. 10, 2012, replicating similar demonstrations conducted earlier this year. Acquisition, tracking and destruction of the target took approximately three seconds. For more information, go to: www.lockheedmartin.com/adam