Senate to Defense Contractors: More Insane Laser Weapons, Please

In the 2009 defense authorization bill approved last week, the US Senate called for the defense industry to get serious about bringing laser weapons like Boeing's Advanced Tactical Laser » 9/22/08 10:00am 9/22/08 10:00am system (pictured) to the battlefield. The bill allocated more funds to laser programs large and small-from green lasers used to…