But according to this abstract, there are also "strategic" class lasers also in development in the "multi-megawatt" range...stuff still classified...
They say the laser weapons are so fast and precise they can even detonate artillery shells midflight in seconds.
Naval LaWS in the 30 kilowatt range...authorized for use. Cost: < $1 per shot.
A real truck engine lased by Lockheed Martin's new 30 kW mobile weapon.
The difference is we don't get to see such pretty high resolution pictures from the Navy's version.
LM, on the other hands, just wants to sell some frickin lasers.
They've had at least a year, and not one laser strapped to a single shark head. It's like they don't even care.
Yet it can be easily defeated with: http://cross15.edublogs.org/files/20...rs-1xqjh2r.jpg