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To: SeekAndFind
It's not that using high-powered lasers to drop incoming missiles is anything new, and was achieved by Boeing with a nine-year Air Force project that was canceled in 2011.

Success? Hmmmmmmmmm. Better kill that project.

2 posted on 12/19/2012 8:35:14 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

They didn’t cancel it because it was successful. They cancelled it because it was only marginally successful, with big cost overruns, and other technologies proved cheaper and more effective. We don’t have to rely on the speed of lasers to intercept projectiles anymore, because we have better targeting and guidance systems, so we can hit a missile with a much cheaper and more reliable weapon than a laser.


10 posted on 12/19/2012 9:43:24 AM PST by Boogieman
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