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Army Scientists Collaborate for Stronger Laser Protection

Just as sunglasses protect the wearer's eyes from the ultraviolet rays of the summer sun, some materials protect eyes and sensors from laser devices....

Thales to Develop World’s Most Powerful Laser for Romania

At a ceremony attended by Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister of France, and Victor Ponta, Prime Minister of Romania, Thales today signed a contract worth...

Raytheon Unveils Excalibur with Dual-Mode Guidance

Raytheon Company has initiated an internally funded program to enhance its combat-proven 155mm Excalibur GPS-guided projectile with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU)...

New Laser Range Finders for Apache Helicopter

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the first Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) Laser Range Finder Designator (LRFD) to the U.S. Army for the AH-64D/E Apache...

Lasers Bring New Urgency to Electric Power Research

In the wake of the recent announcement that laser weapons will be put on U.S. Navy ships, the need for reliable, high-voltage shipboard power...

Navy Leaders Announce Plans for Deploying Cost-Saving Laser Technology

Citing a series of technological breakthroughs, Navy leaders announced plans Apr. 8 at the Sea-Air-Space exposition to deploy for the first time a solid-state...

New Technology for Northrop ASALTT IR Countermeasures

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) announced a new variant of the current All Semiconductor Airborne Laser Threat Terminator (ASALTT) product line that will house a...

Rheinmetall Successfully Tests 50kw High-Energy Laser Weapon

Rheinmetall has successfully tested its new 50kW high-energy weapon technology demonstrator. Conducted at the end of November, the test encompassed the entire operational sequence...

Lockheed Demos New Ground-Based Laser System Against Rockets and UASs

Lockheed Martin today announced that it has successfully demonstrated a portable, ground-based military laser system in a series of tests against representative airborne targets....

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...