Pilot combat aircraft Boeing YAL-1

Boeing YAL-1 (Eng. Boeing YAL-1 (ABL, AirBorne Laser)) — an experimental combat aircraft capable of using massive airborne laser to destroy different enemy targets. The plane is designed based on a 747-400F. Is an element of a system designed first to intercept ballistic and cruise missiles with nuclear warheads. The main advantage over other means — the ability to defeat the rocket launch site on the original line of motion of flight. History of creation Initially, the total price of U.S. applets estimated at $ 2.5 billion. Planned to make two layouts and after the test build 5 more

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