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USA: laser weapons on transport aircraft from 2021
The next step install them on the fighters
The US Air Force (USAF) could test the first laser weapons on its aircraft by 2021 allowing the fighters, drones and transport aircraft to attack targets on the ground or in flight at the speed of light ensuring an overwhelming superiority against any enemy. Moreover, laser technology has a relatively lower cost compared to missiles, being mainly linked to the energy generated, which makes the "available...
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