Tuesday, 9 April 2013

U.S. Navy to deploy Laser Weapon System on warship

The U.S. Navy took a step farther away from John Paul Jones and closer to James T. Kirk as it announced that a solid-state laser weapon will be deployed on a U.S. Navy ship in fiscal year 2014. The announcement that the Laser Weapon System (LaWS) will deployed on board USS Ponce (AFSB[I] 15) two years ahead of schedule was made on Monday at the Sea-Air-Space exposition, National Harbor, Maryland. The deployment is the latest in a line of recent recent high-energy laser demonstrations carried out by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Naval Sea Systems Command... Continue Reading U.S. Navy to deploy Laser Weapon System on warship

Section: Military

Tags: Laser, Laser weapon, US Navy

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