Technology

Why lasers could shape the future of battlefield planning

They do not need ammunition but with enough power they offer limitless defensive and offensive capability.

The war in Ukraine and the clever tactics of Ukrainian fighters, including drone bombardment, is shaping the direction of planning for future battles.

One area of research re-energised by the conflict is the development of energy weapons like lasers.

They do not need ammunition but with enough power, they offer limitless defensive and offensive capability.

Cover image: Raytheon UK.