March 29, 2023



U.S. Navy tests all-electric, high-energy laser weapon for the first time

Inceptive Mind


The U.S. Navy has announced that it successfully tracked or shot down an aerial target representing a subsonic cruise missile in flight using an all-electric high-energy laser for the first time. The system, known as Lockheed Martin LLD (Layered Laser Defense), is intended for ship equipment, but the test was performed on the ground.

The laser system homed in on the red drone flying by, shooting a high-energy beam invisible to the naked eye against the target, which was successfully neutralized. A parachute then opened as the craft tumbled downward.

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