Army syncs up directed-energy, counter-swarm prototype weapon with key air defense C2

By Jason Sherman / November 6, 2023 at 6:16 PM
The Army has validated the ability of a prototype speed-of-light weapon to connect with the service's main air defense command and control system, a key development in an effort to deliver a high-power microwave capable of swatting down small drone swarms to operational units as soon as next summer. Last week, Epirus -- a Los Angeles-based technology company, announced delivery of the first of four planned Indirect Fire Protection Capability-High Power Microwave systems to the Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical...

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