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Title    Commercial Jets Will Soon Be Firing Lasers
Date    Wednesday March 05 2014, @11:00AM
Author    LaminatorX
Topic   
from the throw-me-a-bone-here dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/03/05/0548233

AnonTechie writes:

First Stop: Skyshield ... Next Stop: Skynet"

From an article in Wired:

Israel is finally ready to combat shoulder-launched missiles and they're going to do it with lasers. Israel's Ministry of Defense announced Wednesday that SkyShield, developed by Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems, had successfully completed testing and is certified for commercial use to combat the threat of man-portable surface-to-air missile systems (MANPADS) by combining advanced laser detection and disruption technologies.

Links

  1. "From an article in Wired:" - http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2014/03/skyshield/

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