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    What happens in fog/rain?

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    This is so badass. Like Buck Rogers badass.

    And yes, the next generation is the first thing that comes to mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaquero de las nalgas View Post
    What happens in fog/rain?
    http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/R41526.pdf

    http://www.sbir.gov/sbirsearch/detail/395869

    Or maybe they just send out the HEFL laser gunships.


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    I wonder if they're also researching the use of smokescreens to foil these, maybe by using extremely opaque or reflective particles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by W. Rabbit View Post
    IF you parked one, say, on a few ships near enough North Korea, the Navy could theoretically lase every missile or rocket as it was launched, and at a rate of dozens per minute per ship because both targeting and projectile time are nearly instantaneous. In the case of North vs South Korea that kind of rapid response time would be a huge game change.
    That's what I was thinking when I saw this on the news the other night. Very exciting indeed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Permalost View Post
    I wonder if they're also researching the use of smokescreens to foil these, maybe by using extremely opaque or reflective particles?
    Reminds me of my old gaming days - one of the science-fiction themed RPG's used "sand-casters" to foil lasers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chili Pepper View Post
    Reminds me of my old gaming days - one of the science-fiction themed RPG's used "sand-casters" to foil lasers.
    Traveller (or MegaTraveller or one of the multitude of sequels)?

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    The SDF-1 is on it's way.


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    Isn't this the laser that they invented in the movie Real Genius? See, Val was right, they did invent it for the military.

    Next up, making a huge house full of pop corn!
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    When is Pastefromlogan going to post a 30,000 word article explaining how the Illuminati used this thing to bring down the planes on 9/11?

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