This file photo shows a US drone in action. Even though not intended for military use, the newly created laser beam in Shanghai could be used to blind or disable optical or electromagnetic sensors on enemy drones, aircrafts or warships, scientists claim. Photo: Darpa

World’s strongest ‘death beam’ from China still can’t fry an egg, but it could blind an enemy drone

Chinese scientists set a new record with powerful laser, which has potentially strong military applications but hampered by fact it only lasts for the blink of an eye.

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This file photo shows a US drone in action. Even though not intended for military use, the newly created laser beam in Shanghai could be used to blind or disable optical or electromagnetic sensors on enemy drones, aircrafts or warships, scientists claim. Photo: Darpa
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