Laser Weapon System

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Laser Weapon System

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:09 pm

Exclusive: CNN witnesses US Navy's drone-killing laser
http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/17/politics/ ... index.html

I know it's been deployed since 2014 but it is back in the news.

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Has a 1 mile range. Costs pennies per shot. 3-man crew. Powered by a genny palette. Pretty cool

Presumably a solid state laser, don't know the wavelength, 10kw - 50kw power range.

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Re: Laser Weapon System

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:10 pm

Rob Lister wrote: ... Powered by a genny palette ...
:?

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Re: Laser Weapon System

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:36 pm

Duh pallet generator. Here's some death and destruction to distract you from my poor spelling

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Re: Laser Weapon System

Post by ed » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:00 pm

and that is why BAE is part of my Patriot Fund(tm)
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Re: Laser Weapon System

Post by gnome » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:06 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Presumably a solid state laser, don't know the wavelength, 10kw - 50kw power range.
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Re: Laser Weapon System

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Re: Laser Weapon System

Post by Bruce » Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:05 am

Grammatron wrote:
Saw that last night. I was thinking, wow. That's exactly how I pictured laser weapons of the future when I was a kid. 8)
Such potential!