Monday, July 24, 2017
Maritime News

WATCH: U.S. Navy Tests First Anti-Drone Laser Weapon

Check out this story from CNN on the U.S. Navy’s first active laser weapon. The cutting-edge prototype Laser Weapon System (LaWS), developed by the Navy’s Office of Naval Research, was first...

July 24, 2017
Total Views: 7

Thursday, May 4, 2017
News

Coast Guard Investigating Multiple Laser Strikes on Ships in Chesapeake Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is investigating multiple laser strikes on commercial vessels in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland during the last month. The most recent laser strike occurred Wednesday...

May 4, 2017
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: U.S. Navy’s New Laser Weapon in Action – Photos and Video

The U.S. Navy has achieved a historic milestone with a cutting-edge new laser weapon system that can destroy targets for less than $1 per shot.

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 6

Friday, November 14, 2014
Interesting

U.S. Navy Deploys First Laser Weapon in Persian Gulf

The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a target.

November 14, 2014
Total Views: 20

Monday, April 7, 2014
Navy

U.S. Navy Ready to Deploy Laser Weapon Prototype

The U.S. Navy is getting ready to deploy a prototype laser weapon technology reminiscent of something you would expect to see in a Star Wars movie. The prototype, an improved...

April 7, 2014
Total Views: 14

Monday, October 8, 2012
Laser Internet Satellite
Uncategorized

At-Sea Internet with Frickin’ Laser Beams

gCaptain readers struggling with slow internet connectivity at sea will be excited by recent news from the Virginia-based company Laser Light.  The company is planning to launch the world’s first commercial satellite...

October 8, 2012
Total Views: 10

Monday, April 2, 2012
3D Laser By Azule
Maritime News

Need to Create an Entire 3-D Rendering of an Engine Room by Noon?

It’ll take about 5 hours,  but it IS possible according to the folks at Harris Pye. Harris Pye reports that it has successfully used a 3D scanner to survey the...

April 2, 2012
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
US Navy Pirate Laser
Blog

Navy Tests “The Laser”

As an update to gCaptain news that the US Navy has developed a new laser system, comes news of the new weapon’s first successful test at sea. Marking a milestone...

April 13, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011
Defense

U.S. Navy eyeing laser gun mounts

The U.S. Navy is giving defense contractor BAE systems US $2.8 million to demonstrate their Tactical Laser System (TLS) that can be integrated with existing U.S. Navy gun mounts. The...

April 8, 2011
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Blog

“Real Genius” – the Navy version.

The Navy appears to be another step closer in developing a new class of super-weapon, one that promises to significantly change the naval battlespace of the future. Since the first...

January 26, 2011
Total Views: 3