Velocity Systems – High-Tech Firepower: Lasers In Battle


This post from covers the LaWS, a prototype solid-state fiber laser that will be deployed by the US Navy with the USS Ponce.

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8 Responses to “ – High-Tech Firepower: Lasers In Battle”

  1. Joker says:

    Can’t wait for the Lightsabers and Phasers. Ohhh yeahhh

    • Rus says:

      “I have one simple request, and that is to have sharks with freaking ‘lasers’ attached to their heads!”

  2. Derek says:

    Every time I read one of these stories on lasers as weapons, I can’t help but think of the movie ‘Real Genius’

  3. joe says:

    The battlefield impact of this weapon wouldn’t be appreciated until after the next war, just like the machine gun.

    But a air defense lasers that can zap anything out of the sky, smartbombs, mortars, AT missiles, gives the battlefield back to the tanks.

    Oh and makes allot of blind vets.

  4. bulldog76 says:

    But will it be able to take down a single x wing fighter