Israel Set To Deploy National Laser Shield

Elbit Systems successfully shot down an unmanned aircraft system with a High Power Laser in June 2021.
Credit: Elbit Systems
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced a plan on Feb. 1 to deploy a “laser wall” in the country’s south later this year to shoot down rockets from Gaza. The system will be initially deployed as an experimental weapon in southern Israel, then be expanded “elsewhere” around the country as it...

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