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Submission + - Boeing Building an Enormous Laser for the US Navy (discovermagazine.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Boeing is working to build a huge, incredibly powerful, soon-to-be-seafaring laser for the US Navy. This free electron laser can produce light of any wavelength (ie, color) directly from an electron beam, and gets an energy boost from a superconducting particle accelerator. Once it's onboard ships, the laser could be used to shoot down cruise missiles and artillery shells.
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Boeing Building an Enormous Laser for the US Navy

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