posted on Apr, 22 2003 @ 09:56 AM
Whoa, this is some awesome technology. Maybe the reason that it wasn't used in GWII is because the U.S. figured it wasn't needed to defeat the
Could this also be a part of the Star Wars II missile defense program? Below is a bit more about it's potential deployment:
The U.S. Air Force plans to test the first of what may become a fleet of seven airborne laser (ABL) cannons. The chemical oxygen-iodine lasers will
be mounted inside converted Boeing 747-400F freighters, and they will be able to shoot down Scuds and other theater ballistic missiles that threaten
U.S. and allied troops.