Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Piracy

Submission + - New laser makes pirates wish they wore eye-patches 1

vieux schnock writes: The New Scientist has an article about a new laser developed by a company in Farnborough, UK, aiming at deterring modern high-seas pirates. Devised as a "warning shot" to "distract suspected pirates rather than harm them", the meter-wide bean can scan the pirates' 6-metre skiffs and make it difficult for them to aim their AK-47 or rocket-propelled grenades at the ship.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

New laser makes pirates wish they wore eye-patches

Comments Filter:

"I have not the slightest confidence in 'spiritual manifestations.'" -- Robert G. Ingersoll

Working...