A U.S. Navy ship successfully shot a drone out of the sky with a laser for the first time.
On May 16, the Amphibious transport dock ship, USS Portland (LPD 27), disabled an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a Solid State Laser – Technology Maturation Laser Weapon System Demonstrator (LWSD.
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship is currently stationed near Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor.
The US Navy video was released by the US Pacific Fleet Public Affairs.
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