In this clip, you’ll basically see “the effect of the high-energy laser beam from the Boeing Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL), fired at a stationary truck from a US Air Force NC-130H flying over White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, on August 30, 2009.” Continue reading to watch.

What might at first blush look like a poorly placed roman candle is actually proof positive that Boeing’s Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) is ready to do some damage.

[via Engadget]