Lockheed Laser Blasts Truck A 30-kw fiber-laser weapon system developed by Lockheed Martin has disabled a small truck in field tests. The Advanced Test High Energy Asset (Athena) ground prototype burned through the engine manifold of the stationary truck “in seconds,” the company says. The truck was mounted on a platform with its engine and drivetrain running. Athena is based on Lockheed’s Area Defense Anti-Munitions (ADAM) fiber-laser weapon, a 10-kw system previously ...

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