Hyderabad: Defence scientists are working towards development of laser weapon system in the country, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Director-General V K Saraswat said here today. DRDO, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and academic institutions are involved in lot of work on laser technology for using lasers as weapons. There is lot of work going on with regard to laser weapons, Saraswat told reporters on the sidelines of the 22nd National Annual Conference of Indian Nuclear Society (INS) here.
"How to produce high-power lasers, how to get that kind of a narrow beam, miniatured version of a laser power device, all this is called Physics. But we have to graduate from Physics portion to the actual engineering portion that is the need of the hour," he stressed.
10:55 AM, Nov 25, 2011