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December 19, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, Kevin McCaney
Services Look for Eyewear to Protect Against Lasers
The military has put a lot of emphasis lately on developing laser weapons, both to counter tech-based asymmetrical threats and as a way to save money over using conventional...
Survivability and Vulnerability
November 21, 2016 | Source: Signal, George I. Seffers
AFRL CHAMP Prepares for Future Fights Against Electronics
U.S. Air Force researchers are refining a first-of-its-kind airborne system that targets electronics. They seek to reduce its size and weight while also designing the technology...
November 21, 2016 | Source: Popular Mechanics, David Hambling
Gallium-Nitride Radar Tech Could Be Key to Improving Compact Active Denial Systems
The Raytheon company has spent 17 years researching gallium-nitride for Patriot missile radar, but the technology's potential stretches much further than that. At the recent...
November 21, 2016 | Source: Popular Science, popsci.com, 4 November 2016, David Hambling
ONR Counter Directed Energy Program Fights Back Against Laser Weapons
Back in 2014, a laser gun (the Laser Weapon System, or LaWS), went into service on the warship USS Ponce. Created as a defense system against drones, more laser weapons are making...
Free Space Laser Communications: A Historical Perspective
INTRODUCTION The potential for efficient high-data-rate communications using the laser has been recognized since its initial development more than 50 years ago. Free-space optical...
October 10, 2016 | Source: Donald Cornwell
Space-Based Laser Communications Break Threshold
Recent and upcoming deployments of satellite laser communication systems are bringing Internet-like speeds for data transmission in space. The result could be a revolution in...
June 24, 2016 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, 23 June 2016, Sydney J. Freedberg Jr.
Lasers Vs. Drones: Directed Energy Summit Emphasizes the Achievable
WASHINGTON: When do laser weapons finally become real? The low-hanging fruit for a near-term application looks like it’s shooting down enemy drones before they can target US...
February 5, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
New Laser Beam Control Methods for Weapons and Communications
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 25, 2016 | Source: Tim Wogan, Physics World
Plasmons Call the Tune in New Graphene-Based Terahertz Laser
A new type of semiconductor laser has been created using the unique electronic properties of graphene. Designed in the UK by researchers at the University of Manchester, the...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 6 January 2016, Mark Pomerleau
Air Force Wants a Portable System to Counter Small Drones
The Air Force in now jumping into the counter-drone game, following other service branches such as the Army as well as civilian agencies that include the Bureau of Prisons, to...