The Kremlin Hints at Reviving Cold War Laser Tanks
Joseph Trevithick

If you want to knock out an enemy tank, it’s better to use a cannon or a missile launcher rather than spending valuable time and money coming up with an optic-zapping tank that didn’t work very well in the 1980s.

Kaan: While theoretically a laser-based drone blinder sounds plausible, think how relatively cheap and relatively reliable Plain Old Kinetic Weapons for knocking down aircraft. Typical portable laser weapons require quite nasty exotic fuels as power sources.

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