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(Jalopnik)   Sharks and ill-tempered Sea Bass are out, but the army may soon have trucks with giant lasers on their heads   ( foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Laser, Lockheed Martin, U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin laser, kilowatt beam-a record, beam combined fiber, single laser beam, 60kW-class fiber laser  
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2017-03-20 03:20:07 PM  
$30 IEDs will kill many of those
 
2017-03-20 03:39:06 PM  
Ill-Tempered Sea Bass is really intimidating
 
2017-03-20 09:31:01 PM  
Lasers have long been the stuff of science fiction

www.radiomuseum.org

Ric Romero reporting.
 
2017-03-20 09:34:48 PM  
Sharks and ill-tempered Seabass?  Sounds like a Bay Area sports column.
 
2017-03-20 09:38:36 PM  
I've been totally incredulous as to any long range laser weapon system for the longest time but when it comes to medium range drone shut-downs  it could actually be a game changer.
 
2017-03-20 09:40:37 PM  
Invest in mirror futures
 
2017-03-20 09:54:23 PM  

Spikescape: Invest in mirror futures


img.fark.net
 
2017-03-20 09:54:45 PM  
So instead of shooting a single toy with a $3 million dollar missile, we can now spend $30 million to shoot down a single toy?
 
2017-03-20 10:00:06 PM  
vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2017-03-20 10:00:51 PM  

Sean VasDeferens: So instead of shooting a single toy with a $3 million dollar missile, we can now spend $30 million to shoot down a single toy?


As long as you can shoot the $30 million laser more than 10 times you still come out ahead.
 
2017-03-20 10:08:33 PM  
In other news, we just invented the heat ray from "War of the Worlds".
 
OOF
2017-03-20 10:35:53 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2017-03-20 10:39:27 PM  
I swear to Magula my midget army will be sconced with glitter. THAT IS NOT WJAT I MEANT!
 
2017-03-20 11:36:54 PM  
The other article it mentions was much more interesting
Someone Actually Shot Down A $200 Drone From Amazon With A Patriot Missile
 
2017-03-20 11:48:26 PM  

MaliFinn: The other article it mentions was much more interesting
Someone Actually Shot Down A $200 Drone From Amazon With A Patriot Missile


www.acsupplyco.com
 
2017-03-21 07:25:55 AM  

kermit the forg: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/rXaENvEzKTY - 480x270] Ill-Tempered Sea Bass is really intimidating


He did offer to pick up the check for lunch, though.
 
2017-03-21 07:45:21 AM  
Worst. Photoshop. Evar.

/ the angle's all wrong.
 
2017-03-21 09:45:49 AM  
Are they frickin' laser beams?
 
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