“Light ‘Em Up With the Laser”–It Could Happen

A new capability may become an option for the Mk 38 Mod. 2 gun mount that is equipping the Webber Class Fast Response Cutters. BAE and Boeing are looking at adding a 10 Kilowatt (13 HP) laser. More here.

“The Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System couples a solid-state high-energy laser weapon module with the operational Mk 38 Machine Gun System. The addition of the laser weapon module brings high-precision accuracy against surface and air targets such as small boats and unmanned aerial vehicles. The system also provides the ability to deliver different levels of laser energy, depending on the target and mission objectives.”

I wonder if there is a “stun” setting?

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