Army Planning Live-Fire, High-Energy Laser Demo For Industry In November

By Justin Doubleday / February 9, 2015 at 3:59 PM
The Army is preparing to hold a live-fire, high-energy laser industry demonstration later this year for interested vendors to test their weapons against drones and potentially compete for monetary prizes. The demonstration is being planned for November at White Sands Missile Range, NM, according to a Feb. 6 request for information posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website. The lasers will be tested against a series of mortar rounds and unmanned aerial vehicles "in scenarios of increasing difficulty," the notice...

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