Posted September 24, 2015 11:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

“Boeing’s next generation compact laser weapons system is one step closer to the battlefield after it disabled a moving, untethered unmanned aerial vehicle,” networkworld.com reports. The same news org that claims laser weapons are cheaper than ballistic solutions – pennies per laser blast compared to $3m per missile! – without factoring the cost, complexity, battlefield efficacy and reliability of the laser gun itself. Or mentioning the whole Reagan-era Star Wars bluff. While the longest journey starts with a single step, it kinda helps to know how far away your destination is before you spend a trillion dollars going there. Know what I mean?

[h/t mister3d]

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