The 5 Minute Debrief: Giant "laser" to cost $1 mil……actually, just $1 to fire

Richard de Silva and Andrew Elwell
Posted: 04/09/2013

"I have an urgent and horrifying news story.....Cannonball Laser!" A new laser system has been used aboard the U.S.S. Ponce designed to target and destroy small planes and UAVs with a beam of directed energy. The U.S. Navy released a video of one of the successful tests, of which there are said to have been 12 to date. Directed energy

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Richard de Silva and Andrew Elwell
Posted: 04/09/2013

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