Special Operations Unit Leads Charge For Airborne Lasers

Credit: U.S. Air Force
If laser technology develops as most participants expect, it poses a dilemma for the U.S. Air Force. Weapons with high-beam quality and more than 150 kW of output power can defeat surface-to-air and air-to-air missiles, whether radar- or infrared-guided, and produce selective damage against ground...

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