The Navy has successfully tested its shiniest new toy: the Laser Weapons System (LaWS), which recently "tracked, engaged, and destroyed" a drone in mid-flight. It's not our first laser gun, but it's certainly our best.
Field and Stream's 28 rules for gunfighting may be fantastic if you're ever caught in a firefight, but what if you're going to be in a laser gun fight? What then? Updated
We've told you all about our favorite rayguns, blasters, flechette pistols, and laser guns before, but where did they all come from? Laser pistols are as identifiable with science fiction as rocketships, aliens, and robots, even though the first laser wasn't invented until 1960. So what spurred science fiction…
By Alexander Roy