directed-energy weapon

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directed-energy weapon

A system using directed energy primarily as a direct means to damage or destroy enemy equipment, facilities, and personnel. See also directed energy; directed-energy device.
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Michael Griffin to implement and advance the directed energy weapons program.
A futuristic aircraft fitted with a directed energy weapon that could engage missiles at the speed of light
Fred Levien brings experience in research, design and tactical military applications of Directed Energy Weapons.
A directed energy weapon could also be mounted on an MH-60 Black Hawk, he noted.
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.
The Ministry of Defence is finalising the agreement of a 30 million contract with MBDA UK Ltd to produce a Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator.
Today, the company participates in two of the largest solid state directed energy weapon development programs in the United States: the Joint Technology Office J-HPSSL program and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System, or HELLADS, program.
The Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) Capability Demonstrator set to be built by MBDA UK Ltd will lead to a one-off prototype, delivered by 2019, that shows how this technology can be exploited in the future.
Reliance Infrastructure Ltds wholly owned subsidiary, Reliance Defence Ltd, has received 16 Industrial Licenses for manufacture of a wide array of high technology equipment ranging from Small Arms, Heavy Weapons, Armoured Vehicles, Ammunition, Explosives, Electronic Warfare Systems, Missiles, UAVs and Directed Energy Weapon Systems, Laser Systems for target destruction and C4I Systems for all Defence Platforms.
Contractor will develop a capability to perform end-to-end simulations of all directed energy weapon (DEW) systems by integrating laser source, target effects, ancillary system components and propagation simulations along with directed energy (DE) platform system, engagement and mission level models.

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