Clemson professors building laser weapon

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Two Clemson engineers are getting millions of dollars to build a laser weapon.

The Department of Defense is giving professors John Ballato and Lin Zhu more than 3 million dollars to build the weapons.

The professors say they’re focusing on producing a light beam that was high power but that also goes in one direction.

Right now the military has already deployed some lasers as defensive weapons to shoot down incoming missiles and drones.

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