Boeing,laser

07.27.11
Boeing and BAE partner to put a laser on a machine gun, make the world a better place
07.27.11

Boeing and BAE partner to put a laser on a machine gun, make the world a better place

Automated, computer-targeting machine guns are okay in a pinch, but sometimes putting 180 25mm sl...

By T. Stevens,   07.27.11
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02.21.11
US Navy's free-electron laser breaks another record, takes aim at missiles next
02.21.11

US Navy's free-electron laser breaks another record, takes aim at missiles next

The US Navy's free-electron laser has broken a few records already, but it's just plowed through an...

By D. Melanson,   02.21.11
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02.24.10
US Air Force chief: Boeing laser "not operationally viable" as far as you know
02.24.10

US Air Force chief: Boeing laser "not operationally viable" as far as you know

Seeing a Boeing 747 destroy a liquid-fueled ballistic missile with a megawatt-class laser is undoub...

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02.12.10
Boeing 747 destroys ballistic missile with laser (update: photos!)
02.12.10

Boeing 747 destroys ballistic missile with laser (update: photos!)

No, this isn't a call to arms (yet), the US is simply evaluating its airborne laser weapon again. N...

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10.04.09
Boeing's air-to-ground laser test a success, and we have the video to prove it
10.04.09

Boeing's air-to-ground laser test a success, and we have the video to prove it

Fans of future wars, heads up! What might at first blush look like a poorly placed roman candle is...

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09.03.09
Boeing's airborne laser finally blows something up
09.03.09

Boeing's airborne laser finally blows something up

It's been a long haul marked by funding cuts and some important but rather unexciting tests, but it...

By D. Melanson,   09.03.09
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08.14.09
Boeing's Airborne Laser shines a light on a missile mid-flight, says 'Hey, there!'
08.14.09

Boeing's Airborne Laser shines a light on a missile mid-flight, says 'Hey, there!'

As fans of Real Genius, we're as intrigued as you are by the concept of a flying laser the size (an...

By T. Stevens,   08.14.09
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04.25.09
Boeing's Airborne Laser begins flight tests, future uncertain
04.25.09

Boeing's Airborne Laser begins flight tests, future uncertain

Boeing was pretty bullish about its aircraft-mounted laser system only a few short months ago, but...

By D. Melanson,   04.25.09
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04.24.09
Navy shells out for development of missile-killing free-electron laser
04.24.09

Navy shells out for development of missile-killing free-electron laser

You may think that the Navy's just the baby brother to the two other US Armed Forces, but its weapo...

By D. Murph,   04.24.09
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