Rheinmetall 50kW laser weapon aces latest test, pew-pews a 3-inch ballistic target

Engadget : n the "sure wish we had a video" category, aptly-monikered defense contractor Rheinmetall has run a highly successful test of its 50kW high-energy laser weapon. It works by hunting down incoming targets using a so-called Skyguard radar system, then locking in with an optical scanner before firing multiple, superimposed beams for extra energy.

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