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Fox News: Navy To Deploy Lasers On Ships In 2014 - Video

Fox News: Navy To Deploy Lasers On Ships In 2014 - Video

By Justin Fishel
Published April 08, 2013 | FoxNews.com

The Pentagon has plans to deploy its first ever ship-mounted laser next year, a disruptive, cutting-edge weapon capable of obliterating small boats and unmanned aerial vehicles with a blast of infrared energy.

Navy officials announced Monday that in early 2014, a solid-state laser prototype will be mounted to the fantail of the USS Ponce and sent to the 5th fleet region in the Middle East for real-world experience.

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