The global directed energy weapon
market is estimated to be valued at USD 6.
But despite promising test results and decades of research and development, it could be many more years before the military is ready to bring directed energy weapons
into the mainstream.
A futuristic aircraft fitted with a directed energy weapon
that could engage missiles at the speed of light
The continuing goal is to deploy ships with an appropriate weapons mix, possibly one day including directed energy weapons
, to engage and defeat any potential adversary across the spectrum of naval warfare," said Rear Adm.
NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that its Directed Energy Weapons
business line has successfully tested its Joint High-Power Solid State Laser (J-HPSSL) laboratory demonstration device at average power levels in excess of 100 kilowatts.
This research report segments the market on the basis of application in defense & homeland security, such as laser range finder - LRF, laser designator, LiDAR, 3D scanning, directed energy weapons
, laser sights, ring laser gyro, laser altimeters, and product type such as solid state laser, fiber laser, laser cutter, laser diode (APD - Avalanche photo diode), CO2 and usage of eye safe lasers.
Stoudt, senior technologist for directed energy weapons
at the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
5 Million for its airborne directed energy weapon
developments since 2007.
A directed energy weapon
that causes a sensation tantamount to a "bee sting all over the body" to those unlucky enough to be on the receiving end could be deployed before the end of this year, a senior Air Force official said.
Air Force Research Laboratory to develop a high speed, power dense generator for airborne applications in the range of 100-300 kW scalable to the MW-class for directed energy weapon
(DEW) power supplies.
develops and markets Directed Energy Weapon
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