Nightly News | April 08, 2013
>> of a new weapon the u.s. navy has been testing. a ship-mounted laser cannon that can destroy aircraft. the video released today shows a low-flying drone that gets turned into a fireball, eventually plunging into the sea after being hit by the invisible beam. remember aimed from a ship at sea and under way. the navy says the laser could be deployed for real as soon as next year.