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EW: ATHENA laser weapon ‘kills’ 5 ‘outlaws’


Directed Energy weapons are now a reality to the warfighter, now they are being used against drones / UAVs / RPVs.  This is a big deal. Defending against drones is incredibly difficult, Athena had a 100% success rate.  </end editorial> ATHENA laser weapon ‘kills’ 5 ‘outlaws’ By Allison Barrie, Fox News Silent, invisible, deadly. The powerful… Continue reading EW: ATHENA laser weapon ‘kills’ 5 ‘outlaws’

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US invests $17M in laser tech


By: Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Defense Department is making another multimillion-dollar investment in high-energy lasers that have the potential to destroy enemy drones and mortars, disrupt communication systems and provide military forces with other portable, less costly options on the battlefield. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the… Continue reading US invests $17M in laser tech