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Submission + - Boeing Solid-State Laser Weapon System Outshines Expectations->

Zothecula writes: The likelihood of lasers appearing on the battlefield was boosted last week when Boeing announced that its Thin Disk Laser system had achieved unexpected levels of power and efficiency. In a recent demonstration for the US Department of Defense, the laser’s output was 30 percent higher than project requirements and had greater beam quality, a result which paves the way toward a practical tactical laser weapon.
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Boeing Solid-State Laser Weapon System Outshines Expectations

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