chinese laser weapon development

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    Looks more like a Long Range Acoustic Device set up. These can be used as a Area Denial and Riot control as well a Public Address set up. They are also used for Anti piracy operations. in the second World war the Germans did devise a Sonic cannon that was supposed to be lethal. The Results are are debateable and full of Creepy pasta type stuff. the system was also fragile and easily broken by enemy fire.
     
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    I am pretty sure that the weapon displayed is supposed to be used for domestic disturbances or maritime disputes.

    Technically this isn't an LRAD since it uses ultrasound, which isn't audible to the human ear. The device is said to cause dizziness and other symptoms within the target.
     
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    Wow, I didnt know it was possible to take a comment so far out of its context.

    but BTT: Should there be an extra topic including ultrasound riot control weapons ? Maybe including other high-tech riot control systems like microwave systems.
     
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    Until one of them is actually deployed, I think it is better to report all the so called "new concept weapons" (laser, microwave, particle beam, rail gun, ultra-sonic, etc.) on this thread.
     
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    Video of the model on display at the African defense expo. Model itself seems a bit crude. The actual laser has a variable output wattage between 5KW and 30KW. Stat-wise, it appears to be superior to the "Low-altitude Guard I" we saw in 2014 since it could shoot down drones within a range of 4 KM, twice that of the "Low-altitude Guard".

    http://www.bilibili.com/video/av6333650/?zw
     
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    Isnt 30kw actually kinda great? I wonder if UAVs are everything that it could shoot down... Maybe even artillery shells.
     
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    This system is primarily designed to shoot down low-flying drones. Maybe it can shoot down mortar rounds or rockets, but that wouldn't be its intended purpose.
     
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    The USN LaWS in fact is estimated to have between 15 - 50kW, with operating range being 30kW.

    The low altitude guard could already be an useful anti-ordnance close defense laser.
     
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