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See the Navy's New Futuristic Laser Weapon in Action
The U.S. Navy's new laser weapon is up and running in the Persian Gulf, and it is capable of disabling incoming planes or speedboats that could pose a threat to a ship by firing an invisible ray that can target engine systems with incredible precision, Pentagon officials said. Officially known by
Navy's Future on Video: Fly Choppers With Tablets, Blast Enemies With Rail Guns
Think of it as reality catching up with science fiction as Navy researchers have unveiled three technological advancements that could not only change the battlefield of tomorrow but also have impacts in the civilian world. First off, Navy researchers have combined the smart pad technology...
Army's New Laser Weapon Can Shoot Down Mortars and Drones
The Army has successfully tested a futuristic laser weapon capable of shooting football-sized mortar rounds and unmanned drones out of the sky. The truck-mounted weapon, known as the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) is still about a decade away from becoming an operational...
Navy's New Laser Weapon Blasts Bad Guys From Air, Sea
No longer the fantasy weapon of tomorrow, the U.S. Navy is set to field a powerful laser that can protect its ships by blasting targets with high-intensity light beams. Early next year the Navy will place a laser weapon aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf where it could be used to fend off
U.S. War Games Continue Near Strait of Hormuz
The unprecedented show of naval force is a warning to Iran not to close the waterway.
US Increases Forces in Persian Gulf as Iran Tensions Rise
In hopes of protecting the Strait of Hormuz — its key oil-shipping route — the United States has been quietly building up forces in the Persian Gulf to discourage Iran from following through on threats to shut down the waterway. In light of July 1...
Pentagon Looking at Bigger Bomb, Navy SEALs Mothership for Persian Gulf
Pentagon Asks for Funds to Remake Mega Bomb While Renovating 'Mothership' for Navy Seals
America Preps New Show of Force Towards Iran
Ron tonight at a new report today the Wall Street Journal that the Pentagon might be building a bigger bomb. To prepare to take out Iran's nuclear program the report comes as we also learn a floating naval base is now preparing to head to the Persian gulf. ABC's David Curley and what this all means
United Nations Authorizes Strikes in Libya; Gadhafi Vows Offensive
UN Security Council Votes to Authorize 'All Necessary Measures' to Protect Civilians in Libya