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US tests laser weapons system on ship

Military scientists have developed new defence system to destroy enemy ships or aircraft.

Last Modified: 12 Aug 2013 10:57
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The US Navy is equipping one of its ships with a weapon once only seen in science fiction movies.

It is testing out a cannon that can shoot deadly laser beams.

Military officials say scientists have improved laser power so that they can destroy enemy ships, incoming missiles, or aircraft.
 
Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

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