The U.S.’s latest amphibious ship is getting a laser weapon just in time to show off at the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) war-games. The USS Portland, which will function as the flagship for the multinational military exercises, is set to receive the latest version of the Navy’s Laser Weapon System.
. US Naval Institute News reports the Navy is installing the next generation version of its Laser Weapon System (LaWS) on the ship.
This development paves the way for laser weapons to be integrated across the Navy fleet.
In this video, Defense Updates examines WHY INSTALLATION OF LATEST LASER WEAPON SYSTEM (LaWS) IN USS PORTLAND IS A SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT?
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