Army eyes new FY-24 project to extend reach of cruise-missile killing, high-energy laser

By Jason Sherman / April 11, 2023 at 4:52 PM
The Army is looking to launch a new-start project in fiscal year 2024 to extend the killing range of high-energy lasers to destroy enemy cruise missiles at greater distances, seeking $8 million in applied research funding for advanced beam-control component developments for counter-cruise missiles. The project is part of a $33 million portfolio planed for FY-24 in which the service will seek to investigate and develop air and missile defense technologies to enable defense of ground forces “and selected geopolitical...

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