AFRL To Meet With Special Forces Chief On AC-130J Gunship Laser

By James Drew / April 29, 2015 at 11:04 AM
The head of the Air Force Research Laboratory's directed-energy office believes the new AC-130J Ghostrider gunship could carry a high-power, electric laser weapon, and he plans to meet with Air Force Special Operations Command chief Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold in early May to discuss future requirements. The special forces commander said in February that he eventually wants to install a laser weapon and microwave energy gun on the Ghostrider, which is being introduced to replace the 40-year-old Spectre, Spooky and...

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