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August 13, 2019 | Source: NY Post, Hannah Spark, 31 July 2019
"Talking Lasers" That Beam Messages to Our Ears in the Works: Pentagon
Hold on to your tinfoil hats because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing lasers that can talk. Huh? Weapons researchers...
July 30, 2019 | Source: Military Times, Todd South, 20 July 2019
Pentagon Scientists Are Making Talking Plasma Laser Balls for Use as Non-Lethal Weapons
Instead of beaming a flashing light or shouting over a loudspeaker to keep people away from sensitive areas, new technology being developed could allow troops to fire a laser that...
April 23, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, Jared Keller, 16 October 2018
The U.S. Marines Want to Mount Powerful Lasers on Vehicles That Can Stun or Attack Out-of-Control Crowds
The Marine Corps is on the hunt for a vehicle-mounted laser system that can produce "sustainable and controllable plasma at range" for the purposes of crowd control, according to...
February 25, 2019 | Source: http://www.thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 31 October 2018
USMC Wants Truck-Mounted Plasma Weapon to Temporarily Blind, Deafen, and Even Yell At People
The U.S. Marine Corps is pushing ahead with research and development into laser-induced-plasma less-than-lethal weapons that can temporarily blind and deafen individuals, produce...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Daily Mail, dailymail.co.uk, 12 October 2018, Mark Prigg
US Marines Developing Scalable Effects Laser-Plasma Weapon System
The US Marines are developing a new laser weapon that can transmit voice messages at long range, or be turned up to deafen, dazzle or even kill. The Scalable Compact Ultra-short...
April 9, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defenseone.com, 20 March 2018, Patrick Tucker
The US Military Is Making Lasers That Create Voices out of Thin Air
Within three years, the Pentagon's non-lethal weapons lab hopes to have a direct energy weapon that can produce an effect like a haunted walkie-talkie or the biblical burning bush...
August 25, 2016 | Source: David Hambling, newscientist.com
US Air Force Wants to Plasma Bomb the Sky Using Tiny Satellites
Can you hear me now? The US Air Force is working on plans to improve radio communication over long distances by detonating plasma bombs in the upper atmosphere using a fleet of...