S. Korea To Develop Laser To Kill Small Drones

SEOUL—The South Korean defense ministry said it will develop a laser weapon for destroying small drones. The system will be able to destroy drones of 10–20 kg (20–40 lb.) weight at a range of several kilometers (more than 1 mi.), an industry source said. Hanwha will make the prototype, the ministry...

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