Description: The basic directions of fighting laser systems creation is considered. Technical characteristics of concrete samples of laser arms of land, sea, air and space basing are resulted. The analysis of modern laser fighting systems of tactical, operativelystrategic and is global-strategic levels is made. Tendencies of application of laser fighting systems as effective means of intercept against air attack. Нigh potential applications possibilities of laser fighting systems are shown. The conclusion concerning difficulties of their use owing to considerable power expenses, high cost, and also presence of unmasking factors however is drawn.
Keywords: laser, laser fighting systems, coherent radiation, length of a wave, capacity of laser radiation