The US Army is building the most powerful laser weapon in the world

Laser weapon

The US Navy has actually released laser tools

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The US Army is building a laser weapon over a million times much more powerful than any kind of made use of prior to– although due to the fact that it supplies brief pulses, the total power entailed is reduced.

Existing laser tools generate a continual light beam that is hung on a target, such as a drone or rocket, till it thaws– the initially was released by the US Navy in 2014. The brand-new weapon, referred to as the Tactical Ultrashort Pulsed Laser for Army Platforms, would certainly be much more like science-fiction motion picture lasers, shooting bullet-like pulses of light.

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