Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser system destroys a rocket mid-flight
Lockheed Martin's self contained ADAM laser system
The laser visible on the rocket's surface
ADAM's point of view
The laser's point of contact visible through ADAM's passive tracker
Lockheed Martin has released a video of ADAM, its high energy laser (HEL) system, taking out a rocket from a range of 1.5 km (0.9 miles). Slowed down, the 300-fps video clearly shows the laser beam striking and tracking a point towards the front of the rocket, before destroying it mid-flight.
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