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directed energy weapons (DEW)

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July 16, 2018 | Source: Military.com, military.com, 3 Jul 2018, Matthew Cox
The U.S. Army is getting closer to mounting lasers on vehicles for protection against incoming enemy rocket, artillery and mortar fire. The Army awarded Raytheon Company a...
July 2, 2018 | Source: Laser Focus World; laserfocusworld.com; 11 June 2017; Schreiber, T., Tunnerman, A. and Thoss, A.
If there is one obvious trend in laser technology, then it is the rise of fiber lasers. Fiber lasers took over market shares from high-power CO2 lasers, as well as from bulk solid...
June 4, 2018 | Source: Naval Technology, naval-technology.com, 5 February 2018
The US Navy has awarded a new contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) for the development of advanced, high energy density capacitors. The deal has been...
May 21, 2018 | Source: Warrior Maven, themaven.net, 1 March 2018
Lockheed's HELIOS Ship-Fired Laser to Give Navy Advanced Multi-Function Laser Weapon for DDG 51 Destroyers. The Navy and Lockheed Martin are taking a substantial leap forward with...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Military.Com, 22 March 2018, Oriana Pawlyk
If one service has made sufficient progress to use laser weapons in its arsenal in the next few years, it's the U.S. Navy, according to the former director of the Missile Defense...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defense.one, 24 April 2018, Patrick Tucker
The van driver who killed 10 Toronto pedestrians on Monday showed that a terror technique that ISIS pioneered in Iraq and Syria in 2015 remains terrifyingly effective against...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Signal, afcea.org, 1 January 2018, Kimberly Underwood
U.S. Marine Corps operations are demanding. Weapons need to be ruggedized and mobile for quick assaults. And high-energy laser weapons such as those the Navy is developing will be...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Signal, afcea.org, 1 January 2018, Kimberly Underwood
The U.S. Navy is accelerating efforts to place the weapon systems on guided missile destroyers. The U.S. Navy has identified laser weapons as an urgent capability need, and after...
April 14, 2018 | Source: Asia Times, atimes.com, 10 March 2017, Bill Gertz
Arsenal including electromagnetic railguns and microwave weapons aims to neutralize web of satellites that give US its main strategic edge. China’s military is developing powerful...
March 26, 2018 | Source: The Maritime Executive, maritime-executive.com, 19 January 2018
Defense contractor BAE Systems is developing a new microwave for naval clients, and it isn't for the galley. Its High Powered Microwave deck-mounted array is designed to target...