Raytheon to provide laser for DE M-SHORAD after Northrop drops out

By Ethan Sterenfeld / August 18, 2021 at 4:51 PM
Raytheon Technologies will supply the laser for the prototype platoon of four Directed Energy Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense systems the Army plans to field in fiscal year 2022, after competitor Northrop Grumman dropped out of the program, service officials told reporters today. Northrop dropped out of the program to supply a 50-kilowatt laser before a combat shoot-off the Army held this summer at Ft. Sill, OK. Defense News was the first to report that Northrop had dropped out. The...

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