In the US, they will try to shoot down air targets using the latest laser as early as 2022

The network has information about the immediate plans of the defense concern Northrop Grumman Corp.
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it became known that the American company intends to test a prototype of its combat laser with a gradual increase in power as early as 2022.

It is reported that the gun will receive "severaldefense applications. Including the function of tracking and focusing energy on a moving target. This should allow the military to use the laser in missile defense systems.

It is known that the Pentagon paid for the creationprototype about 72 million dollars. However, it has already been tested before. During these tests, it was possible to shoot down several 60-mm artillery mines with a laser. The event itself took place in May at the White Sands training ground in New Mexico.