View of the atomic bomb, codenamed 'Little Boy,' as it is hoisted into the bomb bay of the B-29 Superfortress 'Enola Gay' on the North Field of Tinian airbase, North Marianas Islands, early August, 1945. The bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6. (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)
Battleship Gneisenau was a German capital ship, built at Kiel and launched on 8 December 1936. Completed in May 1938, the ship was armed with a main battery of nine 28 cm (11 in) C/34 guns in three triple turrets.On the 26 February, the British launched an air attack; one bomb penetrated her armored deck and exploded in the ammunition magazine. In 1945, she was sunk as a blockship, to prevent access in the seaport of Gotenhafen (Gdynia) in German-occupied Poland.
High Energy Laser Directed Energy Weapons. The Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser Testbed, (formerly Airborne Laser) weapons system is a megawatt-class chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL) mounted inside a modified Boeing 747-400F. Airborne Laser (ABL) anti-ballistic missile weapons system.