Friday, October 26, 2012

U.S. Navy just two years away from arming warships with laser weapons capable of destroying incoming missiles and aircraft

The Navy has halved its anticipated timeline for introducing the first generation of 'directed energy' laser weapons designed to track and fire on threats to a warship.

The weapons are designed to track and fire on threats to a warship that could include anything from armed drones and small 'swarm' boats to incoming missiles and aircraft.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2223193/U-S-Navy-just-years-away-arming-warships-laser-weapons-capable-destroying-incoming-missiles-aircraft.html