The U.S Air Force recently tested Lockheed Martin's Advanced Test High Energy Asset anti-drone laser.
Advanced Test High Energy Asset, or ATHENA - also the name of the Greek goddess of was used yo take out drones.
The laser defense system knocked out several drones out of the sky demonstrating that it can handle multiple threats per engagement.
As per reports, the system shot down multiple Class 1 and 2 fixed-wing and rotary drones at a government-owned training range at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
It is important to note that this is the first time U.S Air Force personnel used the system independently, without Lockheed engineers
In this video Defense Updates reports on the successful testing of Advanced Test High Energy Asset.
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