Laser

USAF receives Lockheed Martin laser weapon for AC-130J gunship

USAF to test high energy laser for their AC-130J heavy gunship....


Laser strikes up despite drop in air traffic: FAA

A report from the FAA on laser strikes shows an increase in the dangerous incidents, despite reduced traffic due to COVID....


Why aren’t airliners equipped with anti-missile defense systems?

As El Al’s Boeing 737 took off for the first commercial flight between Israel and United Arab Emirates, under its belly one could see a small oval pod, called C-MUSIC. Why was it mounted there, and what would happen if someone tried to shoot down the plane? Let’s dive down into the world of civilian-mounted air-defense systems. The new generation of man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS) became a salvation for world’s armies...


Boeing to Test Technology That Could Reduce Turbulence

Early next year, a Boeing 777 will take off from the company’s airfield near Seattle with a laser shooting out of its nose....


Pope Francis' Plane Hit by Laser in Mexico City

Pope Francis' Plane Hit by Laser in Mexico City. A laser light shone on Alitalia plane with Pope Francis on board when it prepared to land at the airport....