Guns that can set targets on fire? It used to be the realm of Star Wars-esque science fiction.
China has developed a new portable laser weapon that can zap a target from nearly a kilometre away, according to researchers involved in the project. The ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is classified
In defiance of this failure, a company in China claims to have produced a “laser AK-47” that can burn targets in a fraction of a second from half a mile away. But skepticism is still warranted.
China brings Star Wars to life with ‘laser AK-47’ that can set fire to targets a kilometre away More China has developed a new portable laser weapon that can zap a target from nearly a kilometre away, according to researchers involved in the project.
Chinese scientists have reportedly developed a new laser weapon with capabilities similar to the blasters used in Star Wars and other science fiction films.A document released by the Public Service Platform for National Civil-Military Integration classified the ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle, otherwise known as the ‘laser AK-47,’ as a “non-lethal weapon.”
China brings Star Wars to life with ‘laser AK-47’ that can set fire to targets a kilometre away Author: Tan KW | Publish date: Tue, 3 Jul 2018, 05:11 PM China has developed a new portable laser weapon that can zap a target from nearly a kilometre away, according to researchers involved in the project.
Note that they say non-lethal. Which means it is a toy nothing more than one of those handheld lasers that can pop balloons or set paper on fire, but a little bigger with fancier packaging. ZMugg. 2018-07-02 08:42:08 AM : «Chinese scientists claim to have built a lethal laser assault rifle that can zap a target from a kilometre away.
China has developed a Star Wars-style laser weapon that researchers say can set fire to targets half a mile away.
The Chinese company behind a “laser AK-47” has released footage of the portable weapon being tested after media reports cast doubt on the claim that it can set fire to targets several hundred
Sources say the weapon weighs around the same as an AK-47 (three kilos, or 6.6lbs) and has a range of 800 metres (0.5 miles).
Stories about a powerful new Chinese laser assault rifle are spreading like wildfire via Twitter, following a report on the weapon’s purported capabilities. The claims made by scientists to The South China Morning Post this week were so impressive, in fact, that some say they are literally unbelievable.
Ten years ago its capabilities would have been the preserve of sci-fi films, but one laser weapons scientist said the new device is able to “burn through clothes in a split second … If the fabric is flammable, the whole person will be set on fire”.
The Chinese military has built a Star Wars-like laser AK-47, according to researchers. The handheld weapon (artist’s impression) can hit targets half a mile away using an energy beam that cannot
Jul 09, 2018 · Chinese company ZKZM Laser has produced the ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle which people are calling the Chinese AK-47 because of its similar size, weighing in at three kilos (6.6 lbs).