Ray Guns on the Battlefield? Not Too Far Off

Don't be strapping on that holster for your ray gun just yet, but a couple of weapons mongers are making solid progress toward weapons-grade lasers. Raytheon's Laser Area Defense System (LADS) can take down a 60mm mortar, acting all like Star Wars and everything. But wait, those zapped mortars weren't flying through… » 1/17/07 8:55am 1/17/07 8:55am