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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

  • Boeing and BAE Systems Develop Weapon for the US Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing and BAE Systems Develop Weapon for the US Navy

    Boeing's Directed Energy Systems division has just signed an agreement with BAE Systems to develop the Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System for defense of U.S. Navy ships. BAE Systems was awarded the contract from the Navy in March while Boeing is a subcontractor to the firm for this project. “Combining BAE's Engineering expertise […] More

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