The US Marines are developing a 50 kilowatt Laser weapon system that will be mounted on Humvees to shoot enemy drones out of the sky!
- US Marines To Shoot Down Drones w/Lasers?
- Marine Times: Laser Weapon Article
- White Paper: Laser Weapon Proposal
The military is also interested in a new camera system that can see around corners being developed by researchers at The Universities of Glasgow and Heriot Watt in Edinburgh.
Military University researchers have developed a roadside laser system to detect drunk drivers.
Harvard and The National Institutes of Health have used low power lasers to stimulate the growth of teeth in rats and human dental tissue in the lab.
A power company in Hawaii is using 30 low power lasers attached to its power poles to build a “Laser Fence” they hope will warn seabirds away from power lines at night.