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US Navy deploys a laser weapon to the Persian Gulf and...
The US Navy is operating high energy laser on the command ship leading the annual mine countermeasure exercise IMCMEX 2014. A revolutionary weapon system, the high power laser is designed to protect the vessel from attacks of Iranian fast boats.
New Radar from RADA to Guide Boeing’s Laser Weapons
Israel's defense electronics company RADA Electronic Industries announced last week that its Tactical Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar (MHR) was selected by Boeing for evaluation with...
50kW High Energy Laser Successfully Demonstrated in Switzerland
Rheinmetall has successfully tested a new 50kW high-energy weapon technology demonstrator.The test was conducted at the end of November, at the company’s Ochsenboden Proving Ground (EZO) in Switzerland. The test comprised three types of targets representing hardened targets, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and ballistic threats. and successful A steel ball representing a mortar round target, travelling at approximately 50 m/sec was also intercepted.
Update: MATRIX Tactical Laser Weapon Demonstrates Counter-Swarm Techniques
Following a U.S. Navy award in March, to build a tactical laser system for naval applications, BAE Systems and Boeing have teamed to develop...