First Take, Oct. 11 2021

Lockheed Martin has delivered a 60-kW-­class high-energy laser weapon prototype
Credit: Lockheed Martin
DEFENSE Lockheed Martin has delivered a 60-kW--class high-energy laser weapon prototype for demonstration onboard a U.S. Air Force AC-130J gunship. A Raytheon scramjet-powered cruise missile has completed a free-flight test at a speed exceeding Mach 5 under DARPA’s Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon...

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