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  • Boeing Tests Electric Laser Weapon for DoD; Michael Rinn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Tests Electric Laser Weapon for DoD; Michael Rinn Comments

    A Boeing solid-state laser system achieved power and beam quality standards in a recent test under the Pentagon’s robust electric laser initiative. The device generated more than 30 kilowatts or almost 30 percent of the electric power required for military laser weapons during the demonstration, Boeing said Tuesday. “In order to be truly viable as […] More

  • Northrop Tests Anti-Ship Laser Weapon System; Steve Hixson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Tests Anti-Ship Laser Weapon System; Steve Hixson Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. recently tested its newest version of solid-state lasers, which Gizmag’s David Szondy writes marks progress toward practical application of laser weapon systems. The defense contracting firm tested its Gamma FireStrike laser system May 1 at its Redondo Beach facility. During the test, the laser burned through and parts of a target drone that […] More

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