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Mortar melting
While the DSTL laser has been able to burn a hole in a mortar shell, tougher tests on airborne artillery are needed to verify the potential effectiveness of the laser weapon system. If all goes according to plan, the DSTL team believes that such weapons could enter active service in the mid-2020s. Photo: DSTL.
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