U.S. Navy To Guard Old Ship With A Freaking Laser

Naval Laser

One of the U.S. Navy’s oldest ships is about to get a lot more futuristic, thanks to a laser.   The Navy plans to retrofit the USS Ponce, first commissioned in 1971, with a laser weapons system early next year. The system works by using heat to blast through boats and deflect unmanned drones.

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