AFRL delivers C-UAS weapon system, testing starts next week

By Sara Sirota / May 8, 2019 at 1:08 PM
The Air Force Research Laboratory's new microwave weapon for counter-unmanned aerial system operations was delivered Monday for testing, which is expected to begin next week. The two-phase testing of the Tactical High-Power Operational Responder will stretch through early June, according to Air Force spokeswoman Eva Blaylock. THOR program manager Amber Anderson described it as a "shipping container-sized microwave weapon that disables the electronics in flying drones." She told Inside Defense in an email today the first phase of testing...

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