An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided bombs. Photo: AP An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided bombs. Photo: AP
An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided bombs. Photo: AP

US army successfully tests laser defence system for forward bases

The vehicle-mounted system proves effective against mortar fire and small drone aircraft

An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided bombs. Photo: AP An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided bombs. Photo: AP
An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided bombs. Photo: AP
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