Raytheon Designing ‘Extreme Power’ HPM As Missile Interceptor

Phaser HPM system
Credit: Raytheon
Raytheon will continue refining a high-power microwave (HPM) system with “extreme” power levels for us as a missile interceptor, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) says in a June 4 acquisition notice. The planned, $9.9 million contract will support a new MDA HPM Testbed with Raytheon’s technology...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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