Source: U.S. Army
quote: I don't see how this "lightning gun" would make electricity arc through a target and fry anything. You shoot lightning (laser-guided or not) at a metal vehicle and it's going to behave just like any old lightning bolt since the beginning of time; discharge straight into ground. Maybe it'd make a black spot in the paintjob, but that'd be it.
quote: The only way you can have electricity "flowing" through vacuum is using an electron beam (or an absurd amount of voltage).
quote: Civilian sedan ARE military targets. That's what people drive to weddings...
quote: who is the planned for target again?
quote: Sure looks like a civilian sedan to me