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Humvee with Laser Cannon in Afghanistan

The Army has an experimental Humvee in Afghanistan that uses a laser to detonate ordinance and roadside bombs. Follow the link above for more details and a picture. Click here for a PDF sales brochure fact sheet.


  1. Some big wig at the Pentagon was overheard a few years back saying, ‘Can’t I get a Humvee with a frickin’ laser attached to its head?!? Is that too much to ask? Throw me a frickin’ bone here, people!’