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Lockheed to Develop Compact Airborne High Energy Laser

The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3 million for the design, development and production of a high-power fiber laser. AFRL...

With no bullets, Mobile High-Energy Laser shoots drones from sky

A Stryker combat vehicle equipped with a 5kW laser and an array of sensors spent several minutes scanning the horizon for a wayward "enemy"...

US Army demonstrates integration of laser weapon on combat vehicle

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command team members are laser focused on the future of high energy lasers. Members of the...

USAF Experts Say Lasers Can Increase Survivability

Directed energy weapons have been on the Air Force’s horizon for decades. Defined as a device such as a high energy laser or a high...

US Navy Plans to Equip Next-Generation Aircraft Carriers With Laser Weapons

US Navy officials are pinning their hopes on laser and directed-energy weapons, claiming that lasers would even replace some existing missile systems, providing...

Historic Leap: Navy Shipboard Laser Operates In Persian Gulf

ARLINGTON, Va: Officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced today the laser weapon system (LaWS) - a cutting-edge weapon that brings significant...
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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...

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...

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...

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...