Death Ray

21 Jul

Codos sent me this link, while referencing the 30 Rock scene below.

US firm Raytheon has unveiled its anti-aircraft laser at the Farnborough Airshow in Hampshire.

The Laser Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) can either be used on its own or alongside a gunnery system.

In May, the laser was used to shoot down unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in a series of tests.

Raytheon said the solid state fibre laser produces a 50 kilowatt beam and can be used against UAV, mortar, rockets and small surface ships. – More From BBC

Lasers aren’t just for threatening the junks of Super-Agents anymore.

How long until we invent flying mirrors?

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