USAF Plans Three-Week Field Trial For Chimera HPM Weapon

Credit: AFRL Directed Energy Directorate
The U.S. Air Force will perform a three-week field trial of a prototype high-powered microwave system designed by Raytheon for extended-range defense of air bases from aerial threats. The first prototype system, which the Air Force calls the Counter Electronic High Power Microwave Extended Range Air...
Steve Trimble

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

Subscription Required


USAF Plans Three-Week Field Trial For Chimera HPM Weapon is published in Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) Market Briefing and is included with your AWIN membership.

Already a member of AWIN or subscribe to Aerospace Daily & Defense Report through your company? Login with your existing email and password.

Not a member?  Learn how you can access the market intelligence and data you need to stay abreast of what's happening in the aerospace and defense community.