Navy (Navy), the US tested a laser weapon in the Persian Gulf, CNN television reported.According to TV channel, the laser weapons System (LaWS) placed on the transport dock USS Ponce.
“It is more accurate than a bullet. This is not a highly specialized weapons system as some of the other guns that we have in the defense industry, existing only in relation to air contact, or only against surface targets or only against ground targets… in this case, this is a very versatile weapon, it can be used against a variety of purposes,” said captain Christopher wells.
According to the channel, LaWS hit the target “at speed of light”, 50 thousand times faster Intercontinental ballistic missiles.
“We are not worried about the wind, because of the range, we’re not worried nor in any other way. We are able to hit targets at the speed of light”, — quotes the channel of a Lieutenant Kayla Hughes