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High-Power Tactical Laser to Make Short Work of Future Threats to America
High-Power Tactical Laser to Make Short Work of Future Threats to America

16 Sep 2022, 12:55 UTC / Defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced the delivery of its most powerful laser to date, to be included in a new weapons system

 
US Navy Puts Lasers on Its Ships for Lighting-Speed Tactical Defense Warfare
US Navy Puts Lasers on Its Ships for Lighting-Speed Tactical Defense Warfare

19 Aug 2022, 15:33 UTC / HELIOS is a light, compact, and powerful laser aiming at close-range small targets that are too fast for conventional countermeasure weapons

 
Shooting Down a Cruise Missile With a Laser Is Nothing Like in the Movies, Here's Proof
Shooting Down a Cruise Missile With a Laser Is Nothing Like in the Movies, Here's Proof

12 Aug 2022, 09:44 UTC / Lockheed Martin released a video of a February test of a cruise missile-disabling laser system, entire procedure far less spectacular than expected

 
Using a Laser to Remove Rust Is Awesome, but What Is the Best DIY Option?
Using a Laser to Remove Rust Is Awesome, but What Is the Best DIY Option?

18 May 2022, 17:28 UTC / The most expensive device used to remove rust is a $50,000 laser. More affordable solutions exist, but which is best and for what? This video has the answer

 
Boeing's Building a Powerful Laser, Patent Reveals Its Secrets
Boeing's Building a Powerful Laser, Patent Reveals Its Secrets

9 Mar 2022, 11:45 UTC / When making planes is not enough, lasers can do the trick. Boeing looks into the future and patents powerful new technology. You might guess its use

 
Versatile Robotic Arm Puts Your Ideas Into Practice, Has a 3D Printer Module and AI Vision
Versatile Robotic Arm Puts Your Ideas Into Practice, Has a 3D Printer Module and AI Vision

18 Nov 2021, 14:48 UTC / Huenit is a multi-functional robotic arm with a modular design that allows you to use it as a 3D printer, laser engraver, drawing pen, and more

 
Lockheed-Martin Delivers Bonkers High Energy Laser for Testing on the AC-130J
Lockheed-Martin Delivers Bonkers High Energy Laser for Testing on the AC-130J

7 Oct 2021, 15:44 UTC / Lockheed-Martin inked a deal with the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center worth $12 million over five years to develop the system for seafaring vessels

 
World's Smallest Wireless Mouse Is the Size of Two Quarters, Also Acts as a Laser Pointer
World's Smallest Wireless Mouse Is the Size of Two Quarters, Also Acts as a Laser Pointer

18 Aug 2021, 18:00 UTC / The world's smallest wireless mouse is also a remote control for your smartphone and a laser pointer. It fits in your pocket and is the size of two quarters.

 
Air Force Tests Laser Pods in Wind Tunnels, Plans to Use Them Onto Fighter Jets
Air Force Tests Laser Pods in Wind Tunnels, Plans to Use Them Onto Fighter Jets

5 Aug 2021, 08:52 UTC / The Arnold Engineering Development Complex has recently begun testing experimental directed energy weapons in wind tunnels.

 
Watch Out Spot, There's a New Robot Dog in Town and It's Getting Smarter
Watch Out Spot, There's a New Robot Dog in Town and It's Getting Smarter

4 Aug 2021, 15:01 UTC / Four-legged robots seem to be all the rage. They can access places hard to reach for wheeled robots and prove to be extremely useful in industrial settings.

 
Power on the Moon Will Come Through Either Cables or Lasers
Power on the Moon Will Come Through Either Cables or Lasers

24 May 2021, 08:44 UTC / NASA announced last week the seven groups it selected for Phase 1 of the "Watts on the Moon Challenge" meant to find ways to store and distribute energy

 
This Multi-Functional Robot Was Designed to Lend You a Hand. Literally
This Multi-Functional Robot Was Designed to Lend You a Hand. Literally

15 May 2021, 07:15 UTC / How would you like it if you had a multi-skilled third arm that can do things like 3D printing, laser engraving, and more? Well, feast your eyes on the DexArm.

 
U.S. Air Force Develops Special Laser Eye Protection, Pilots Are Loving It
U.S. Air Force Develops Special Laser Eye Protection, Pilots Are Loving It

5 May 2021, 09:03 UTC / Laser strikes are more common than ever and a real danger for pilots, which is why the Air Force Research Laboratory came up with an innovative solution.

 
Farmers Can Get Rid of Over 100,000 Weeds per Hour With This Hi-Tech Laser Robot
Farmers Can Get Rid of Over 100,000 Weeds per Hour With This Hi-Tech Laser Robot

30 Apr 2021, 07:25 UTC / Farming gets so much easier with the Autonomous Weeder robot that can destroy more than 100,000 weeds per hour with its accurate lasers.

 
This is How BMW's LaserLight Technology Works
This is How BMW's LaserLight Technology Works

15 Oct 2020, 08:23 UTC / The technology which revolutionized headlights was first produced in 2014. Since then many have tried to top BMW's technology but it remains the best out there.

 
Mini Tesla Cybertruck Fitted with Air Cannon and High-Power Laser Is True Doom
Mini Tesla Cybertruck Fitted with Air Cannon and High-Power Laser Is True Doom

7 Jun 2020, 10:59 UTC / Hacksmith fitted its mini Tesla Cybertruck with an air cannon and a laser in the most recent stunt involving the insane build

 
Tesla Shooting Lasers at Rain Droplets Is the Mother of All Overkills
Tesla Shooting Lasers at Rain Droplets Is the Mother of All Overkills

29 Nov 2019, 10:05 UTC / Pulsed Laser Cleaning of Debris Accumulated on Glass Articles in Vehicles and Photovoltaic Assemblies means laser wipers

 
BMW M2 Competition Shooting Lasers is The Coolest Thing You’ll See Today
BMW M2 Competition Shooting Lasers is The Coolest Thing You’ll See Today

13 Aug 2018, 13:28 UTC / BMW goes after human world records with an M2 Competition and a professional driver, fitting the car with a laser and a blade.

 
Chinese Gun Maker Shares Video of New, Awesome Laser Gun at Work
Chinese Gun Maker Shares Video of New, Awesome Laser Gun at Work

6 Jul 2018, 07:43 UTC / Unverified video shows the ZKZM-50 prototype burn objects from a considerable distance away, confirming earlier statements

 
China Develops Laser Gun that Burns Protesters’ Hair and Banners
China Develops Laser Gun that Burns Protesters’ Hair and Banners

4 Jul 2018, 13:13 UTC / ZKZM-50 could be mounted on police cars in riot scenarios, fiber laser company says; an upgrade to a laser cannon is also underway