LaWS Laser Can Take Out Rogue Drones

The Laser Weapons System (LaWS) is now ready to take care of those rogue drones - I didn't even know that there were any drones gone "rogue".

The world's first laser weapon one that can "kill" threatening, airborne drones is ready for action, according to news sources.

"Operationally, it works just like a laser pointer," Lt. Cale Hughes, a LaWS officer, told CNN. "There's a chamber inside with special materials that release photons."

This made me think of the tough officers of the Runaway squad - in charge of taking out robots that had gone rogue and were wreaking havoc. See the trailer and about a dozen cool technologies that were introduced in that movie - see Inventions, Technology and Ideas from Runaway, by Michael Crichton.

Via space.com; thanks to John Freeman for tweeting about this.

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