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Pew Pew Pew! US Military Developing Laser Weapons to Down Enemy Drones

Sci-fi authors and gamers have long imagined this day, and now it has come: The U.S. military is developing a laser weapon to shoot enemy drones out of the sky.
The Navy has already developed such a weapon that it plans to deploy on a ship later this summer. The Office of Naval Research (ONR), based in Arlington, Virginia, announced this week that they are now interested in developing a similarlaser weapon for ground vehicles.
The somewhat ominously named GBAD program (short for

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