Monday, 14 May 2012

Northrop Grumman tests new laser weapon

Practical laser weapons came another step closer to reality, as defense contractor Northrop Grumman recently tested the latest version of its Firestrike solid-state lasers. On May 1st, the company announced that it had completed trials at its Redondo Beach laboratory of a more powerful and rugged generation of its slab lasers, that combine with improved sensor capacities to create a general laser component that can provide the military with a wide range of greatly enhanced defensive and offensive laser capabilities... Continue Reading Northrop Grumman tests new laser weapon

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