- Dec 31, 1969
Check out the Navy’s new laser weapon system or “LaWS” as they like to call it. This thing is so powerful and accurate that it was able to shoot down an unmanned aerial vehicle in a “combat representative scenario.”
In a red-letter week for the military, the Naval Sea Systems command "successfully tracked, engaged, and destroyed” several unmanned aircraft with its Laser Weapon System, otherwise known as LaWS. and on the ground, iRobot unveiled its gift to the Pentagon -- the 710 Warrior designed to clear an entire 45 square meter minefield in one blow.