Laser, “the latest Israeli advance in countering emerging drone threats”

THE NATIONAL INTEREST
Ba Bang: Israel Uses a Laser to Shoot Down a Drone
by Seth Frantzman
June 22, 2021

Israel’s Ministry of Defense completed its first-ever interception test using an airborne “high-power laser system” on June 21. “The Directorate of Defense Research and Development in the Ministry of Defense, together with Elbit Systems and the Israel Air Force, has successfully intercepted several UAVs using an airborne High-Power Laser Weapon System (HPL-WS),” the defense ministry said in a statement. “The UAVs were intercepted at various ranges and flight altitudes.” This is the latest Israeli advance in countering emerging drone threats. READ MORE

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