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In the 1980s, the [[United States]] attempted to develop a satellite-based laser system for defence against intercontinental ballistic missiles. While this system was never completed, prototype lasers were built that could shoot down small missiles, and the technology is currently being investigated for [[point defense]] applications.
 
In the 1980s, the [[United States]] attempted to develop a satellite-based laser system for defence against intercontinental ballistic missiles. While this system was never completed, prototype lasers were built that could shoot down small missiles, and the technology is currently being investigated for [[point defense]] applications.
  
In the field of medicine, lasers can be used to perform surgery, and because of the nature of how the laser cuts, cause less blood loss then the same procedures using conventional cutting methods.
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In the field of medicine, lasers can be used to perform surgery, and because of the nature of how the laser cuts, they cause less blood loss than the same procedures using conventional cutting methods.
  
 
== Lasers in Science Fiction ==
 
== Lasers in Science Fiction ==

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