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US Army is developing a the ‘most powerful’ laser in history which will vaporize targets

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The US Army is developing its most powerful laser yet that is a million times more powerful than current systems. 

Most laser weapons fire a continuous beam until a target melts or catches fire, but the Tactical Ultrashort Pulsed Laser (UPSL) for Army Platforms will emit short, pulse-like bursts.

Its being designed to reach a terawatt for a brief 200 femtoseconds, which is one quadrillionth of a second, compared to the 150-kilowatt maximum of current systems.

Even for that infinitesimal amount of time, the UPSL could vaporize the surface of a drone.

It’s also thought such a burst would disrupt nearby electronics systems, making it a functional electromagnetic pulse (EMP).

The US military group is aiming to have a working prototype by…

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