The Navy's Destroyers Are Finally Getting State-Of-The-Art Laser Weapons
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David Axe

Security,

Look out, Russia and China.

Key Point: The future is now. 

The U.S. Navy apparently has installed a new laser cannon on one of its destroyers. The installation could represent a big step forward for the U.S. fleet as it scrambles to deploy defenses against Chinese and Russian anti-ship missiles.

A source provided to Tyler Rogoway, editor of The War Zone, a photo of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Dewey at the naval base in San Diego. In the photo, Dewey appears to...

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