High-Power Microwave tech to be tested in Navy exercise

By Abby Shepherd / April 4, 2024 at 10:00 AM
A defense start-up wants to successfully display High-Power Microwave technology that can potentially disrupt drones, similar to those launched recently by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea. In this summer’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise Coastal Trident Program (ANTX-CT24) exercise, Epirus -- a Los Angeles-based technology company focusing on directed energy -- will participate in field experiments using its Leonidas HPM technology to “temporarily disable small vessels powered by outboard motors,” like the uncrewed vessels seen in the Red Sea ...

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