Source: U.S. Navy, https://media.defense.gov/2021/Apr/12/2002619043/-1/-1/0/210406-N-JC800-1022.JPG

Posted: April 12, 2021 | By: Sharon C. Rice

The U.S. Navy (USN) installs the fourth and fifth dazzler systems this year and begins land-based testing of a high-energy laser weapon.  According to the article, the USN has been working on an Optical Dazzling Interdictor Navy (ODIN) program, a nonlethal weapon that will confuse, rather than shoot down drones. This will become part of the High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) program.


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