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Navy Deploying Laser Weapon Prototype Near Iran

By THOM SHANKER
Published: April 8, 2013 55 Comments

WASHINGTON — The Navy is going to sea for the first time with a laser attack weapon that has been shown in tests to disable patrol boats and blind or destroy surveillance drones.

A prototype shipboard laser will be deployed on a converted amphibious transport and docking ship in the Persian Gulf, where Iranian fast-attack boats have harassed American warships and where the government in Tehran is building remotely piloted aircraft carrying surveillance pods and, someday potentially, rockets.

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Silly Rabbit, drones are for

Silly Rabbit, drones are for uncle sam.(just like nukes)