DARPA Aims To Develop Airborne Laser Power Relay

DARPA airborne laser relay concept

Airborne laser relays could unlock long-range wireless energy network.

Credit: DARPA
Sometimes to move a few gallons of gas, you first have to burn a few thousand. That is a lesson former U.S. Air Force pilot Col. Paul Calhoun knows better than most after flying a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III over Afghanistan and parachuting fuel barrels to remote forward-operating bases. “I would...

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