Meet the U.S. Army’s new laser cannon

Meet the U.S. Army’s new laser cannon

http://twitter.com/#!/trumanboyes/status/507999557993914368

Yes, please (maybe not for cooking burritos though):

http://twitter.com/#!/WIRED/status/507974972963581952

We didn’t know fog would be an impediment to a laser cannon, but this is good to know.

Here’s video of the laser in action:

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Reaction to the new weapon system has been quite positive:

http://twitter.com/#!/kevindepew/status/507975265231052801
http://twitter.com/#!/davelucas/status/507976325492396032

We’re not sure if a war with is Amazon imminent, but yes, we should use this laser to attack Amazon’s emerging drone fleet if it ever comes to that.

And it’s been pointed out that this is the perfect tool for the eventual war between man and monster:

http://twitter.com/#!/briankung/status/507978308458651648

Exit question: How quickly can it be used to “degrade and destroy” ISIS?

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/06/meet-the-u-s-armys-new-weapon-the-high-energy-laser-mobile-demonstrator-video/

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