AFRL completes directed-energy counter-UAS demonstration, on path to program of record

By Sara Sirota / November 11, 2019 at 2:39 PM
The Air Force Research Lab has finished a round of counter-drone testing that featured five directed-energy weapons that management officials are considering for a possible program of record. Systems made by Applied Technology Associates, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Kord Technologies, as well as AFRL's Tactical High-Power Operational Responder, participated in the demonstration, which was held last month at the Army's Fires Battle Lab Maneuver and Fires Integration Experiment at Ft. Sill, OK. The event tested whether the five platforms could...

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