American militarians have applied the battle laser of the future - it have destroyed a ballistic missile. Trials have taken place in February, 2010 in the sky of California and have fulfiled successfully. The purpose has been captured (fixed) in few seconds by means of measuring of atmospheric perturbations, and then the beam of directed energy has melted (fused) a missile and has caused nonreversible disturbances (damages) of a construction. All operation has left less than two minutes.
Several large companies have taken part in constitution of this complex. Corporation Boeing has given the plane bearing facility (installation). Northrop Grumman has created the laser of high power. Lockheed Martin has elaborated the control system of a beam and firing.
The American military do not hide that the future is at a directed energy beam weapon. Different sources.

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Half a century ago only fantastic novels wrote about laser weapons. And in II millenary BC - the books. So, the most ancient Indian epos "Mahabharata" depicts (portrays) lethal weapons called by a " dart of Indra".
"A mighty effort of will he (Karna) has mastered by himself and has called an appearance (effects) of "Brahma weapon"(atomic weapons). Then Ardzhuna has called by spells (charms) "Indra weapon".
According to Old Indian texts, a dart of Indra was managed by means of a circular reflector. At activation it gave a beam of light which was directed (aimed) at any purpose, being oriented by a sound, and when it has been focused on it, immediately "devoured it by its force". By means of such weapon Krishna has striked the vimana (flying chariot) of his enemy demon (danava) Shalva - the air city Saubha.
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