The U.S. Navy Shot Down a Drone with a Laser Beam, Because Stars Wars Is REAL

According to The Verge, the Navy is aiming to “field and test a solid-state laser prototype” in early 2014 aboard the USS Ponce, “a transport vessel from the 1970s that was recently upgraded into a hi-tech floating base and is stationed in the Persian Gulf, in range of Iranian attack boats.” 

The future just keeps getting more and more awesome. Unless you're the bad guys. 

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