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2014-09-15 12:21:24

Innovative Design Promises to Expand Laser Weapon Effectiveness on Fighter Aircraft SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept.

2014-05-07 12:21:35

Prototype Successful in Tests with Both Sea-based and Airborne Targets SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In tests off the California coast, a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]

2014-04-24 12:21:14

BOTHELL, Wash., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

US Navy Wants Laser Weapon System On Ships By 2014
2013-04-09 11:26:45

The US Navy believes the time to embrace the future is now and is looking to mount a weaponized laser on one of their ships. The laser weapon system, or LaWS, has been in testing for several years and now the pentagon believes it can effectively be used to bring down slow-flying drones and injure nearby ships.

2010-10-27 11:41:00


2010-10-22 06:00:00

The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said on Thursday that a converted Boeing 747 equipped with a powerful laser failed its test of shooting down a mock enemy ballistic missile.

2010-04-13 11:15:00

Renowned Engineer Brings First and Only NSF-supported Center to UH HOUSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasing its cadre of laser mapping researchers, the University of Houston will expand its pioneering work in such areas as homeland security, disaster recovery, oil and gas exploration, wind farm site planning and environmental studies.

2010-02-22 11:48:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, visited the Missile Defense Site of the Ground Based Interceptors stationed at Fort Greely, Alaska.

2010-02-12 13:20:00

The Missile Defense Agency demonstrated the potential use of directed energy to defend against ballistic missiles when the Airborne Laser Testbed (ALTB) successfully destroyed a boosting ballistic missile.

2010-02-12 11:14:00

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that the Beam Control/Fire Control system for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Airborne Laser Testbed (ALTB) successfully aimed the High Energy Laser beam in an experiment Feb.

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