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Ray Guns and Laser Weapon Technology
December 06, 2016
Northrop Grumman to develop next-gen fighter laser system
Redondo Beach, Calif. (UPI) Nov 2, 2016
Northrop Grumman will help the U.S. Air Force to develop a directed energy laser system that will offer self-protection for the service's next-generation jets, the company announced Wednesday. The work, under an Air Force Research Laboratory contract, will see Northrop Grumman develop and produce the beam control piece of an airborne laser weapon demonstration array that the laboratory is developing as part of the Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator, or SHiELD, program, Northrop said in ... read more

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