The US navy tested and made operational it's new laser weapon system to combat fast attack boats that are used by the Iranian military. This is another move by the Obama administration to increase pressure on Iran over it's Nuclear program. The Laser Weapon System or LaWS is a directed-energy weapon developed by the United States Navy. The weapon was installed on the USS Ponce for field testing in 2014. In December 2014 the United States Navy reported the LaWS system works perfectly, and that the commander of the USS Ponce is authorized to use the system as a defensive...
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