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April 22, 2019 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, Sydney J. Freedberg Jr., 25 March 2019
Lasers: Beyond The Power Problem
WASHINGTON: Integration of lasers on ships and other weapons is the biggest challenge today— not power. Officers and officials say there are lots of devilish details to deal with...
March 26, 2019 | Source: www.popularmechanics.com, Popular Mechanics, Kyle Mizokami, 18 March 2019
The Pentagon Wants to Test a Space-Based "Particle Beam" by 2023
The U.S. Department of Defense wants to test a directed energy weapon in space, one that it hopes will someday destroy ballistic missiles moments after launch. The weapon, a so-...
March 26, 2019 | Source: www.nationaldefensemagazine.org, National Defense, Zachary Kronisch, 12 March 2019
Nonlethal Weapons Offer Victory, De-Escalation
In 1995, U.S. troops protected United Nations forces withdrawing from Somalia by using nonlethal weapons to both subdue hostiles and prevent conflict escalation. In doing so, they...
March 26, 2019 | Source: The National Interest, nationalinterest.org, Michael Peck, 19 March 2019
Fantastic 5: These 5 Reasons Prove Nothing Can Stop the U.S. Army
These were once the stuff of science fiction. But the fact that the U.S. Army has a program called Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle attests to the rise of the machine. The Army...
February 25, 2019 | Source: http://www.thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 31 October 2018
USMC Wants Truck-Mounted Plasma Weapon to Temporarily Blind, Deafen, and Even Yell At People
The U.S. Marine Corps is pushing ahead with research and development into laser-induced-plasma less-than-lethal weapons that can temporarily blind and deafen individuals, produce...
February 25, 2019 | Source: insidedefense.com, Sara Sirota, 12 February 2019
Air Force Looking for Research on Bioeffects of Directed-Energy Applications
The Air Force Research Laboratory is calling for industry insight into the bioeffects of directed-energy applications, according to a Feb. 12 request for information published on...
February 12, 2019 | Source: Army Recognition
U.S. 704th Test Group Successfully Leads Directed Energy Experimentation Campaign
After the success of the first range experiment of the Directed Energy Experimentation Campaign at White Sands Missile Range, in October 2018, the 704th Test Group’s Directed...
January 28, 2019 | Source: Business Insider Australia, businessinsider.com.au, Ryan Pickrell, 6 December 2018
Russia Claims Laser Weapon Designed to Obliterate Targets Within Fractions of a Second Has Entered Combat Service
The Peresvet combat laser, a weapon Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted about earlier this year, has entered experimental combat service with the Russian armed forces. A new...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, J.R. Wilson, 1 July 2018
Laser Weapons Show Their Stuff in Real-World Conditions
From surface warships, jet fighter aircraft, military tactical vehicles, to even unmanned systems, laser weapons are demonstrating with increasing frequency that they are ready...
Defense Systems Digest—20 November 2018
20 November 2018