Navy LaWS

The Laser Weapon System (LaWS)

US Navy – Now With Lasers

After a decade of speculation, the first energy weapon is about to see active duty. The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) was developed by the U.S. Navy as a response to the threat of small attack boats and UAVs. The demonstrator used a high power energy blast to burn through hulls and fuselages of incoming boats and drones. The laser weapon has several advantages over the standard Navy machine guns and ... »