Directed Energy

Includes weapons that emit energy in an aimed direction without a projectile, such as high-power laser (HPL), high-power electromagnetic (HPEM), high-power microwave (HPM) and jamming systems.

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May 12, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, Mark Pomerleau
The Defense Department’s Third Offset Strategy, which seeks to outmaneuver advantages made by top adversaries primarily through technology, is at heart based on the time-honored...
April 29, 2016 | Source: John Keeler, Military & Aerospace Electronics
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M., 27 April 2016. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry to develop power sources and antennas for future high-power microwave weapons and for...
Sep 20 2016 - 12:00am | Source: SURVICE Engineering Company
Course Description Taught by a seasoned professional with up-to-date knowledge, this three-day intensive course consists of a multi-faceted look at the legislation, directives,...
March 9, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
We've been talking about the notion of optical warfare now for nearly 20 years, yet while most topics on optical warfare largely have been theoretical, a couple of new programs...
March 2, 2016 | Source: Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics
Lubin received funding from NASA last year to study the possibility of using photonic laser thrust, a technology that does exist, as a new system to propel spacecraft to...
February 15, 2016 | Source: Jason D. Ellis, Center for a New American Security
CNAS Senior Fellow Dr. Jason Ellis examines the value of directed energy weapons and makes a series of recommendations for how the U.S. can invest in a cost-effective and time-...
February 5, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M., 1 Feb. 2016. Electro-optics researchers at Leidos Inc. in Reston, Va., will explore new methods of laser beam control for a variety of future laser...
January 26, 2016 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, NDIA National Defense Magazine
U.S. special operations forces are exceptionally tight-lipped about their duty assignments. But they are becoming increasingly forthright about their interest in innovative...
Mar 8 2016 - 12:00am | Source: AIAA
As part of its new slate of forums, AIAA is organizing a classified and unclassified U.S.-only event for technical, programmatic, and policy issues pertaining to aerospace in U.S...
January 20, 2016 | Source: Derek Kaufman, AFRL
1/4/2016 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The stakes are high for Department of Defense leaders seeking to equip the U.S. military force of the future. In addition to...