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September 24, 2019
The U.S. Army Combat Capability Development Command's Road Map to Modernizing Air and Missile Defense
In his fifth article of the series on how the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) is supporting the Army's six modernization priorities, Maj. Gen. Cedric T...
Survivability and Vulnerability
August 27, 2019 | Source: Tech Xplore, Nancy Cohen, 3 August 2019
Military Researchers See Non-Lethal Role for Talking Lasers
Say what? Laser plasma balls that can talk? The Pentagon? How, and for what? The answer is that instead of beaming a flashing light or shouting over a loudspeaker to keep people...
August 13, 2019 | Source: Fox News, Kris Osborn, 23 July 2019
Navy Improves Helicopter-Fired Laser Weapons to Counter Mines
The U.S. Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from...
Survivability and Vulnerability
August 13, 2019 | Source: Washington Post, Aaron Gregg, 2 August 2019
Air Force to Deploy Ground-Based Lasers in First Field Test of "Directed Energy" Weapon
The Air Force announced Friday it will soon deploy two ground-based laser weapons to an undisclosed location to test how they can be used against small drones, the Service’s first...
August 13, 2019 | Source: NY Post, Hannah Spark, 31 July 2019
"Talking Lasers" That Beam Messages to Our Ears in the Works: Pentagon
Hold on to your tinfoil hats because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing lasers that can talk. Huh? Weapons researchers...
July 30, 2019 | Source: Military Embedded Systems, Emma Helfrich, 23 July 2019
Quantum Tech Developments by NRL Could Advance Lasers and Sensing
WASHINGTON. Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) developed a new technique that could enable future advancements in quantum technology.The technique squeezes...
July 30, 2019 | Source: Military Times, Todd South, 20 July 2019
Pentagon Scientists Are Making Talking Plasma Laser Balls for Use as Non-Lethal Weapons
Instead of beaming a flashing light or shouting over a loudspeaker to keep people away from sensitive areas, new technology being developed could allow troops to fire a laser that...
July 16, 2019 | Source: Defense Maven, Kris Osborn, 8 July 2019
Navy Arms Destroyers With New High-Powered Laser - Changes War Tactics
(Washington, DC) If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike...
July 3, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Susan Miller|, 28 June 2019
DOD Builds Jetson Laser Vibrometry System to ID Remote Subjects by Heartbeat
The Jetson prototype can pick up on a unique cardiac signature from 200 meters away, even through clothes. Everyone’s heart is different. Like the iris or fingerprint, our unique...
June 4, 2019 | Source: C4ISR Net, Kelsey Atherton, 21 May 2019
Are Non-Lethal Laser Drones the New Stun Guns?
With a less-lethal weapon, there is always the risk that it might be bested by more-lethal means. Escalation and immediate response needs can lead to a shoot-first mentality, with...