Re: US Navy installing laser on ship to shoot down drones!
USS Ponce -- seriously? I'm guessing it's named for Juan Ponce de Leon, and not a pimp or an effeminate man.
I think the US Navy is pretty far down the road with developing rail guns as well.
"After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true." -- Spock -- Flip flap!