U.S. Navy’s Laser Weapon System destroys UAVs in test

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced that its Laser Weapon System (LaWS) has for the first time shoot down a UAV in an over-the-water, combat representative scenario.

The laser was mounted on a MK 15 Close In Weapon System (CIWS)  and fired through a beam director on a KINETO Tracking Mount.

  1. Buggs says:

    If this system can do as advertised then what about using it on orbiting junk and can it be adapted to protect space craft from rocks and other material

    Buggs

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