U.S. Military to Use Lasers to Shoot Down Missiles

Posted September 22, 2016 at 5:28am

MarketWatch reports that “warfare is constantly evolving. We’ve got weaponized drones, military exosuits, all-seeing satellites and, now, lasers — on warplanes.”

“No, they’re not “Star Wars”-like. With these weapons, the key word is ‘defense.’ In other words, you won’t see them mowing down enemy infantry or human targets.”

“In fact, the U.S. Defense Department bars it.”