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U.S. Air Force to begin fighter-mounted laser testing this summer

The U.S. Air Force will this summer begin testing a laser that will be mounted on an F-15 warplane, an official said Monday. The Pentagon...

US Army introduces laser engagement system to Basic Combat Training cycle

FORT JACKSON, S.C.: Even today, two decades into the 21st century, the multiple integrated laser engagement system, or MILES, still sounds like a gadget...

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...

US Army Field Artillery Soldiers test new laser targeting system

FORT GREELY, Alaska -- Ten Field Artillery Soldiers tested the Joint Effects Targeting System Target Laser Designation System at the Cold Regions Test Center...

Upgraded Lockheed Martin Laser Outguns Threat in Half the Time

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned...

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...

Lockheed to Deliver World Record-Setting 60kW Laser to U.S. Army

The Beam Combined Fiber Laser is the Most Powerful Laser of Its Type Yet Demonstrated Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the design, development...

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...

LDS unveils SpectroDrone to find explosives

SpectroDrone is the world's first sensor system capable of detecting explosives, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other chemical compounds from a safe, standoff distance....