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2013-01-08 Europe
Rheinmetall demos laser that can shoot down drones
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Posted by tipper 2013-01-08 12:03|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [268 views ]  Top

#1 So what's the defence for drones? What sort of protection could a mirrored surface provide?
Posted by Bulldog 2013-01-08 12:55||   2013-01-08 12:55|| Front Page Top

#2 Put the laser on the drone.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2013-01-08 13:22||   2013-01-08 13:22|| Front Page Top

#3 Put it on the forehead of a shark...
Posted by Steve White 2013-01-08 14:18||   2013-01-08 14:18|| Front Page Top

#4 The REAL challenge is not shooting them down, but rather spoofing the guidance system and flying them back to Indiana.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-08 14:43||   2013-01-08 14:43|| Front Page Top

#5 Lasers energy can be made to pulse and chip away the mirror until it is blasted away a piece at a time, if the material even looks like a mirror to the laser energy.
Posted by gorb 2013-01-08 20:53||   2013-01-08 20:53|| Front Page Top

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