Chinese media recently reported about a new high-tech laser attack purloin that can allegedly glow an energy lamp that can't not be seen by a exposed eye, though can means “instant carbonization” of tellurian hankie from adult to half a mile away.

Called ZKZM-500, a laser purloin was grown by scientists during a Xian Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics during a Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shaanxi province, and is apparently prepared for mass production, with a initial units scheduled to be given to anti-terrorism squads in a Chinese Armed Police. It has been described as a non-lethal arms that can be used in several situations, like warrant situations, where military would glow it by windows during targets and temporarily invalidate them while other teams changed in to giveaway a hostages. It really wouldn’t be a initial time that a sci-fi record became reality, though in this sold case, many trust that laser rifles are still unfit in genuine life.

Photo: ZKZM Laser

The South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported that the ZKZM-500 laser attack purloin is about a distance of an AK47 and is powered by a a rechargeable lithium battery container identical to those found in smartphones. It has a a ability of 1,000 laser shots – any shorter than 2 seconds. While a arms could not kill a chairman with only one shot, dire a glow symbol invariably could allegedly cut a whole by a person’s body.

While ZKZM Laser, a record association owned by a hospital in Xian that has been operative on this laser rifle, expelled footage of it being tested on a rooftop in Xian, many people consider it’s zero some-more that propaganda. And they do make some engaging points.

Photo: YouTube screengrab

“There’s only no approach that a laser powered by a lithium-ion battery that a chairman could lift would be able of producing a kind of feverishness described during indicate vacant range, let alone during 800 meters,” TechCrunch wrote. “That’s given of attenuation. Lasers, distinct bullets, separate as they progress, creation them weaker and weaker. Attenuation is non-trivial during anything beyond, say, a few dozen meters. By a time we get out to 800, a atmosphere and H2O a lamp has trafficked by adequate to revoke it a fragment of a strange power.”

The SCMP essay indeed mentions a fact that in 2009 “a US try to pattern a handheld laser gun resulted in something that ‘only works on nudists’ given a lamp was too diseased to even dig a shirt,” though adds that China has given taken a record to new heights, by investing massively in investigate and development.


Can the ZKZM-500 bake by both wardrobe and tellurian hankie from half a mile away? Its developers explain it can, though there are those who contend that they would be astounded if it could cocktail a celebration balloon.