Latest Tactical High Energy Laser Stories

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.

2009-08-13 13:10:00

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that the Beam Control/Fire Control system for the U.S.

2008-12-01 12:05:00

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that the U.S.

2006-08-15 14:12:24

By Jim Wolf HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (Reuters) - The P

2006-08-15 14:10:00

Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency has begun working with Israel to help find ways to counter enemy rockets, a much shorter-range threat than the "Star Wars" mission to block ballistic missiles for which is it known.

2006-07-20 00:40:00

Israel's latest military operations reflect a fighting machine bolstered by U.S. weaponry, jet fuel and technology transfers -- and more is on its way.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.