Pentagon Kills Big Airborne Laser, Now Wants Small Laser Drones

The Boeing 747 Airborne Laser project has been mothballed despite successfully destroying a ballistic missile and other targets. But don't despair, pew-pew destruction fans: the US Missile Defense Command now wants to use small high altitude drones armed with lasers. » 12/22/11 12:00pm 12/22/11 12:00pm