Laser Cannons to Defend Ships from Pirates

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

According to a Jan. 11 report from The Telegraph, British engineers are developing a new type of defence system that uses lasers to incapacitate pirates by dazzling them as they approach a ship.

(Source: The Telegraph)

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