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AFRL evaluating mobility platform options for laser demonstration

November 13, 2017 |
Courtney Albon Rachel Karas
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The Air Force Research Laboratory is evaluating "a variety" of mobility platforms for a possible laser demonstration in the next few years, a spokesman recently confirmed. "The studies to determine the use of a laser weapon for self-defense on mobility platforms will inform decisions going forward as to the best path to achieving the demonstration," AFRL spokesman Jim Fisher told Inside Defense Nov. 9. Gen. Mike Holmes, head of Air Combat Command, said last month the service expects it...

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