Britain's MoD releases video of laser that can slice through aircraft like butter


Blackleaf
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A searing hot laser capable of cutting through aircraft in seconds has been demonstrated for the first time by the Ministry of Defence.

Using their official YouTube channel, the MoD uploaded a clip of the prototype invention melting an 82mm mortar in a matter of seconds....

Hot stuff! MoD releases incredible video of a Star Wars-style laser which can slice though an aircraft like butter and melt a mortar in seconds


The Ministry of Defence has demonstrated their new anti-aircraft weapon

A high-tech laser capable of burning through steel has been unveiled

The prototype invention has another decade of development ahead before use

It is hoped the technology will combat drones in a more efficient manner

By Rod Ardehali For Mailonline
20 March 2017

A searing hot laser capable of cutting through aircraft in seconds has been demonstrated for the first time by the Ministry of Defence.

Using their official YouTube channel, the MoD uploaded a clip of the prototype invention melting an 82mm mortar in a matter of seconds.

The research will feed into the Dragonfire programme - a strategy intended to create a laser capable of becoming an alternative to missiles.


The Ministry of Defence have for the first time demonstrated their prototype high-tech laser capable of cutting through aircrafts and mortars in seconds


The research will feed into the Dragonfire programme - a strategy intended to create a laser capable of becoming an alternative to missiles

The idea is to take down drones and cut through the hulls of aircraft and armoured vehicles in a more efficient manner.

The technology is not yet ready to deploy, with another five to ten years of research ahead of it to perfect the system.

The MoD said: 'It won’t be a thing of sleek, space age beauty, looking more like a fridge on a truck than a thing of science fiction!

'But while it might not look the part, its capability will be incredible.'


The idea is to take down drones and cut through the hulls of aircraft and armoured vehicles in a more efficient manner. However the technology is not yet ready to deploy, with another five to ten years of research ahead of it to perfect the system

The technology comes after it was revealed that ISIS were using drones to great effect against Iraqi tanks.

A video obtained by MailOnline showed three bombs being dropped from the sky, and it is believed some of the footage was taken in war-torn Mosul.

The three clips were taken from unmanned drones, and appeared to show the bombs being dropped with a high level of accuracy.

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Cliffy
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Just a giant light saber. Hollyweird (Star Wars) had them in the 70s.
 
Danbones
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where did IsUS get its drones?
Obama
 
taxslave
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#4
WOrks on paper just like the briddish navy
 
Danbones
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#5  Top Rated Post
till it hits the mirror finish on the new paint job and bounces back and takes the laser guys nutz off
 
Blackleaf
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Quote: Originally Posted by CliffyView Post

Just a giant light saber. Hollyweird (Star Wars) had them in the 70s.

They're fictional. Star Wars isn't real.
 
Danbones
#7
someone had to tell him
 
Blackleaf
#8
Why did Star Wars 4 come before Star Wars 1, 2 and 3?
 
tay
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Too bad ISIS doesn't have fighter jets..........
 
Blackleaf
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Quote: Originally Posted by tayView Post

Too bad ISIS doesn't have fighter jets..........

They've got drones.


Dragonfire could be mounted on ships to shoot down incoming missiles and aircraft
 
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