Boeing just announced a (public) first: they shot a UAV out of the sky using the Laser Avenger
(an aptly-titled Humvee-mounted laser), the first time a combat vehicle has used such a weapon to knock a flying robot out of the sky. Naturally, the report is short on details, but they did say that they managed to burn a hole in the enemy, quite the feat for a moving target. Of course, once the robots get lasers
, we're all done for.