July 19, 2017
US Navy Tests World’s First Drone-Killing Laser Weapons System
By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new weapon system travels 50,000 the speed of an incoming intercontinental ballistic missile.
December 13, 2014
Lasers! What Are They Good For?
By James R. Holmes
Lasers won't solve all the problems facing naval weaponeers, but they'll help address quite a few of them.
December 12, 2014
Is the US Navy’s New Ray Gun a Good Idea?
By John W. Traphagan
The U.S. Navy's new laser weaponry is a powerful deterrent to would-be foes, but its low cost of use is worrisome.
November 05, 2014
China Develops Anti-Drone Lasers
By Ankit Panda
Chinese engineers have successfully built lasers to counter low-altitude, low-speed drones.