Lasers have been making their rounds in recent technological advances, from quantum cooling to impressively tiny batteries, the focused light source can do a lot. One aspect of technological advancement in which lasers have been explored is the military and defense industry. Lockheed Martin has developed much in the sense of laser defense systems, and they have just released a video explaining how their new technology works. Developed for the U.S. military, the new aircraft or ship mounted lasers would be capable of taking down incoming missiles and projectiles with ease, check it out.
From our very good friends over at interestingengineering.com