Defeating the vehicles
A few weeks earlier, the ATL had made a laser strike on a stationary ground target. As Boeing described the results, "the laser beam's energy defeated the vehicle." By "defeated," Boeing meant that the target was made temporarily or permanently unavailable for its intended use.
October 6, 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Photo by: Screenshot from Boeing video via YouTube
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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