Star Wars Laser Weapon Battles Arrive in 2016—at the Earliest

Boeing is firing off laser weapon press releases and news at almost the speed of light these days. In June we brought you word that the company had successfully test fired its thin-disk laser » 8/24/08 7:00pm 8/24/08 7:00pm, the most powerful solid-state laser ever made at 25 kilowatts (100 kilowatt theoretical maximum). This week, Boeing took the…