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June 18, 2019 | Source: Thomas, Jeff Reinke, 6 June 2019
Navy Rolling Out First Laser-Based Air Defense Weapon
The Navy recently announced that the High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler with Surveillance system, or HELIOS, will be seeing its first action onboard the Pearl Harbor...
January 14, 2019 | Source: Task & Purpose, taskandpurpose.com, Jared Keller, 29 December 2018
China's Electromagnetic Railgun is Apparently Already Roaming The High Seas
China's futuristic electromagnetic railgun may already be the most powerful cannon to ever roam the high seas — ahead of schedule. In June, a U.S. intelligence assessment...
June 18, 2018 | Source: Armada International, armadainternational.com, 12 February 2018, Gerrard Cowan
Up Close and Personal
Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the immediate threats to ships have grown more...
April 14, 2018 | Source: Asia Times, atimes.com, 10 March 2017, Bill Gertz
Light Wars: Space-Based Lasers Among Beijing’s Hi-Tech Arms
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 5, 2018
Electromagnetic Railgun Systems
What electromagnetic railgun systems are available? DSIAC staff were requested to research and compile a list of electromagnetic railgun (EMRG) systems currently and/or...
December 18, 2017 | Source: Congressional Research Service, fas.org, 30 November 2017
Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Hypervelocity Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report R44175, Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Hypervelocity Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress The Navy is currently developing three...
September 11, 2017 | Source: Lima Charlie News, limacharlienews.com, 23 Apr 2017, Gary Busch
Military Technology and the Multi-Domain Battle Plan
The more assertive stance of the U.S. military, which has emerged from the accession of Donald Trump to the Presidency, has manifest itself in a raid on Yemen by the Special...
August 14, 2017 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 4 August 2017, Vivienne Machi
General Atomics Continues Testing of Railgun System
An advanced electromagnetic railgun (EMRG) cannon prototype developed by General Atomics for the Navy is preparing for testing, according to the company. The 10-megajoule medium-...
July 31, 2017 | Source: Popular Mechanics, popularmechanics.com, 25 July 2017, Kyle Mizokami
Navy's Railgun Is About to Get Faster and More Powerful
The U.S. Navy's experimental railgun is getting new upgrades to make it fire more powerful shots, and fire them faster. It's the latest bit of progress on this still-landlocked...
May 8, 2017 | Source: Newsweek, newsweek.com, 12 Mar 2017, Arvind Dilawar
Virtual Warfare: U.S. Navy Tests Technologies in 3D Aboard the USS Dahlgren
Late last August, just 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., a series of explosions rocked the normally placid Potomac River. The blasts came from artillery belonging to the USS...
Survivability and Vulnerability