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Ray Guns Real: Army Betting Big on Laser Weapons

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posted on Jan, 22 2010 @ 11:47 AM
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Ray Guns Real: Army Betting Big on Laser Weapons


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"The system is technically not in production right now," says Marc Selinger, a spokesman for Boeing's missile defense systems unit in suburban Washington, near the Pentagon. "Boeing is building only a demonstrator now ... in this case, a test unit."

That means the project is moving out of the design phase and, with the Oshkosh Heavy Expanded Military Tactical Truck, into production. The eight-wheel, 500-horsepower HEMTT A4, a widely used military tactical vehicle, is being tightly integrated with the Boeing rugged beam control system. Suppliers are already shipping related components
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posted on Jan, 22 2010 @ 11:47 AM
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Looks like its already here. Who wants to bet that even though Boeing is constructing a demo model right now, we already have fully operational units ready to use if need be. I dont know what circumstances would prompt pulling one out right now-certainly not a confilct with say Iran. Im sure we already have these but it would take something like a WW3 scenario for us to pull them out in public. For right now these are just "being developed". Yeah right.

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posted on Jan, 22 2010 @ 12:00 PM
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Edit: Mother Superior jumped the gun...

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