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Why has Iran built a replica of an American aircraft carrier?

TOPICS: aircraft carrier, Iran, Nimitz class, replica, Revolutionary Guard, Strait of Hormuz, U.S. Navy

In another of its provocative moves against the U.S., Iran has built a model aircraft carrier on its southern coast for possible wartime ammunition attack tests. This is a replica of the “Nimitz” class aircraft carriers of the U.S. Navy, which usually patrols the Strait of Hormuz. The replica has 16 model fighter planes on […]

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The US Navy already has a working anti-drone laser cannon

TOPICS: drones, laser, laser weapon, LWSD, Pacific Fleet, U.S. Navy, weapons

The U.S. Navy successfully tested a laser weapon system that destroyed in mid-flight an unmanned aerial vehicle hit by a beam launched from the amphibious transport ship USS Portland, assigned to the Pacific Fleet. The test took place on May 16, CNN reported Saturday, citing a statement issued by the Pacific Fleet, based in Pearl […]

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