Lockheed: New Laser Capable Of Airborne-Level Efficiency Soon

Artist's concept of laser weapon attack.
Credit: Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin plans in the “near future” to demonstrate a high energy laser with a level of efficiency that approaches the U.S. Defense Department’s threshold for airborne applications, a company executive says. Surface-based laser weapon systems developed by the Pentagon had achieved an...
Steve Trimble

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

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