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Reban September 13th, 2017 05:05 PM

Laser Turrets in Real Life
 
Its a laser turret for a warship and it'll be here in 2019!

The following is a video by IHS Janes on the Dragonfire laser turret being exhibited at DSEI 2017 an arms conference in London UK this week.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wSv08w8ob0

Posted for general interest in what a Traveller laser turret might look like.... one day.

mike wightman September 14th, 2017 02:12 AM

The 'turret' is actually only the beam projector. The machinery to generate the laser beam and the cooling system are all hidden bellow decks and are about the size of a bus.


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