60 kw Laser
Lockheed Martin has completed the design, development and demonstration of a radical 60 kW laser weapon for the U.S. Army.
Star Wars-style laser which can slice though an aircraft like butter and melt a mortar in seconds
- The Ministry of Defence has demonstrated their new anti-aircraft weapon
- A high-tech laser capable of burning through steel has been unveiled
- The prototype invention has another decade of development ahead before use
- It is hoped the technology will combat drones in a more efficient manner
In 2015, the company used a 30kW fiber laser weapon, known as ATHENA, to disable a truck from a mile away.