directed energy weapons

directed energy weaponsUS Navy Deploying 60-Kilowatt Combat Laser

In the next two years, the US Navy wants to deploy a 60-kilowatt Helios combat laser aboard a guided-missile destroyer. In 2021, they will install a High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler with Surveillance weapon system aboard a West Coast …

armyHigh Energy lasers and microwave anti-drone weapons will be a multi-billion market by 2023

Raytheon ramping up High Energy Laser (HEL) and High Powered Microwave (HPM) weapons that can find, fix and kill or disable the increasingly cheap and capable drones. Antidrone lasers and microwave weapons will be a several billion dollar market over …

directed energy weapons60-150 KW Combat laser on US destroyer by 2020

By 2020, Lockheed will install a 60-150 kilowatt combat laser on an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the laser will be integrated with the Aegis system. The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $150 million contract, with options worth up to …

air forceBreakthrough Combat lasers for F15 jets and antimissile drones

For the last few years there have been heavy 10-30 kilowatt combat lasers tested on a Navy ship and an army truck about the size of an 18 wheeler. Those were vehicles chosen to carry the heavy weight of the …