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China Develops Anti-Drone Laser

China Develops Anti-Drone Laser

China has successfully tested a homemade laser defense system specially targeting small-scale drones flying at low attitude. The machine is able to shoot down various small aircraft within a two-kilometer radius and can do so in five seconds after locating […]


Boeing Laser Demonstrator Destroys Targets through Wind and Fog

Boeing Laser Demonstrator Destroys Targets through Wind and Fog

Boeing and the U.S. Army have proven the capabilities of the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) in maritime conditions, successfully targeting a variety of aerial targets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. “Under windy, rainy and foggy […]


Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

As the Navy prepares to deploy its first laser weapon on a ship later this summer, Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced June 11 that they have finished awarding contracts to develop a similar weapon to be used on […]


Lockheed to Develop Weapons Grade Fiber Laser for US Army

Lockheed to Develop Weapons Grade Fiber Laser for US Army

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $25 million contract to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser to be integrated and tested in a truck-mounted weapon system demonstrator. The laser weapon is designed to significantly improve the […]


All Systems Go: Navy’s Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

All Systems Go: Navy’s Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer. The prototype, an improved version of the Laser Weapon System (LaWS), will be […]


MBDA Laser Demonstrator Proves Its Air Defence Capabilities

MBDA Laser Demonstrator Proves Its Air Defence Capabilities

On 9th October 2012, MBDA Germany completed a further major step towards a laser weapon system capable of providing air defence. For the first time, the company’s high-energy laser demonstrator was used to demonstrate the complete deployment sequence in countering […]


ONR Solicits Bids for Solid-State Laser Weapons for Ships

ONR Solicits Bids for Solid-State Laser Weapons for Ships

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) continues to seek industry proposals to develop an affordable solid-state laser weapon prototype for Navy ships, part of a broad agency announcement published Aug. 14. “We are in the process of developing a laser […]


New ONR Program Aims to Develop Solid-State Laser Weapons for Ships

New ONR Program Aims to Develop Solid-State Laser Weapons for Ships

To help Sailors defeat small boat threats and aerial targets without using bullets, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) wants to develop a solid-state laser weapon prototype that will demonstrate multi-mission capabilities aboard a Navy ship, officials announced May 8. […]


 
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