laser directed energy weapon (LDEW)

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December 17, 2018 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Tyler Rogoway, 25 July 2018
Boeing and the United States Air Force (USAF) have been in talks for a year and a half about replacing the aging F-15C/D with a brand new advanced Eagle derivative, the F-15X. The...
December 17, 2018 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, Sydney J. Freedberg Jr., 16 October 2018
The Army is investing more and more money in lasers to defeat incoming rockets and enemy drones. Across the Air & Missile Defense (AMD) portfolio, “we put over 50 percent of...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, J.R. Wilson, 1 July 2018
From surface warships, jet fighter aircraft, military tactical vehicles, to even unmanned systems, laser weapons are demonstrating with increasing frequency that they are ready...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Daily Mail, dailymail.co.uk, 12 October 2018, Mark Prigg
The US Marines are developing a new laser weapon that can transmit voice messages at long range, or be turned up to deafen, dazzle or even kill. The Scalable Compact Ultra-short...
September 24, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 6 September 2018, Stew Magnuson
Directed energy weapons intended to disrupt or damage their victims’ brains were the most likely source of a series of mysterious attacks singling out U.S. personnel assigned to...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defenswnews.com, 14 August 2018, Jen Judson
The Pentagon is eyeing space-based laser weapons technology as the ultimate solution to defeat a missile threat in its boost phase of flight, but the Defense Department is not yet...
September 10, 2018 | Source: The Diplomat, thediplomat.com, 3 May 2018, Ankit Panda
Is China’s Djibouti-based military presence starting to create trouble for the U.S. military? In April, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reproduced a Notice to Airmen (...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Marine Times, marinecorpstimes.com, 30 May 2018, Todd South
The Marines are replacing the “mini-green” laser with an upgraded version of the hail and warning system that integrates laser range finding and allows troops to better target...
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14 August 2018
July 30, 2018 | Source: IEEE Spectrum, spectrum.ieee.org, 27 March 2018, Jeff Hecht
The U.S. Navy’s most advanced laser weapon looks like a pricey amateur telescope. As it emerges from a chassis high on the USS Ponce to look out onto the daytime sky above the...