• US Navy Shares Photos of New Laser Weapon in Action

    5 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    The US Navy has shared photos and videos of a powerful new laser weapon system that it has been testing to take down both drones and small crafts.
    The latest reddish photos were captured with a special camera equipped with a short wave infrared lens and an optical filter, and they show the amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland firing the laser on December 14th at a training target on the surface of the Gulf of Aden in the Middle East.
    The weapon is called the Solid State Laser - Technology Maturation Laser Weapons System Demonstrator Mark 2 MOD 0, and it successfully engaged the...
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