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UK considers laser-equipped Phalanx

26th May 2016 - 08:08 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Glenrothes


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The UK could test a Phalanx close-in weapon system equipped with a directed-energy weapon capability, with the first demonstrations potentially taking place in 2018.

The laser-equipped Phalanx is just one of several directed-energy weapons currently under consideration as part of a capability demonstration programme being funded by the UK's ...

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