MDA: High-powered microwave weapon blueprint ready in 2023, will need additional $28 million

By Jason Sherman / June 9, 2022 at 3:28 PM
The Missile Defense Agency is seeking additional funds to advance work on a High Power Microwave Technology Testbed, a project that aims to potentially give the U.S. military an additional layer of defense against ballistic, cruise and hypersonic missiles by introducing a new directed-energy weapon. MDA has submitted a $28.5 million fiscal year 2023 unfunded requirement for the microwave testbed project, outlining plans -- should Congress provide the funds -- to achieve critical design review for a system by September...

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