Raytheon Laser Weapon Dune Buggy

What better way to knock drones out of the sky than with a dune buggy equipped with a high-energy laser weapon? That’s exactly what Raytheon has created. To be more specific, the team combined a high energy laser with an advanced variant of Raytheon’s Multi-spectral Targeting System – a sophisticated package of electro-optical and infrared sensors – and installed it on a Polaris MRZR, a utility terrain vehicle. “Basically, we’re putting a laser on a dune buggy to knock drones out of the sky,” said Dr. Ben Allison, director of Raytheon’s high energy laser product line. Click here for the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how movies get vintage and custom cars.

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