US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight – Times of India

WASHINGTON: A US Navy warship  has successfully tested a new high-energy laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight, the Navy’s Pacific Flee has announced. Images and videos provided by the Navy show the amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland executing “the first system-level implementation of a high-energy class solid-state laser” to disable an aerial drone aircraft, the […]

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US Navy warns China ‘you don’t want to play laser tag with us’ – Business Insider

The US Navy warned China on social media after one of the Asian nation’s warships fired a military-grade laser at a US aircraft, telling them: “You don’t want to play laser tag with us.” US Pacific Fleet said in a statement on Thursday that the Chinese Type 052D Luyang III-class destroyer Hohhot (hull number 161) fired a weapons-grade laser, apparently […]

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