AFRL, U.S. Navy Conducting ‘HiJENKS’ Capstone Test

A U.S. Air Force graphic representing the Counter-electronics High Power Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP). A follow-on weapon is undergoing final testing.
Credit: U.S. Air Force

A five-year joint effort by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the Office of Naval Research to create the next generation of a high-powered microwave weapon is culminating in a major test this summer. The High Power Joint Electromagnetic Non-Kinetic Strike (HiJENKS) weapon—the follow...

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