particle beam weapon


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particle beam weapon

n
(Military) a weapon that fires particle beams into the atmosphere or space
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Unlike surface rocket interceptors, additional "rounds" of particle beam weapons are almost free.
To borrow a phrase from Thomas Edison, "We don't know one-millionth of one percent' about the effects of lasers and particle beam weapons on ballistic missiles in flight.
A brief scan of the titles available produced: "Aircraft Survivability and Directed Energy Weapons," "Air Force High-Power Microwave Technology Program" and "Charged Particle Beam Weapons.