Wednesday, 19 April 2017

History : Laser Guided Bomb Development 1960-72

The development of laser guided bombs begins with the development of the laser itself. A solution looking for a problem, inventive minds in the military quickly found important avenues to explore with the new technology.

In this video, I explain the initial exploration of the technology, how it almost came to be discarded, and how ultimately the military use of laser technology was developed, implemented, and tested in the heat of battle.

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