Israel’s Space-Age Laser Weapon Targets Explosive Balloons from Gaza

September 03, 2020 12:23 AM
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Amid an escalation of tensions between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas government, Palestinians have launched hundreds of incendiary devices carried by balloons over the border into Israel. Now, Israel has developed a laser defense system – the first of its kind in the world – to shoot them down. Linda Gradstein reports from Kibbutz Kisufim near Israel’s border with Gaza.
Camera: Ricki Rosen, Agencies, Courtesy
Produced by: Barry Unger