US Department of Defense defines blueprint for directed energy weapons

Directed energy weapons, such as high energy lasers and microwave weapons, are set to become predominant in warships, armor and even in the years to come, according to the Pentagon. aircraft. Beyond the technological pitfalls that remain to be overcome, particularly in terms of energy production, the Department of Defense has taken the initiative to entrust one of the veterans of the onboard laser programs of the US Navy, Christopher Behre, the drafting of a technical master plan, which will serve as a framework for all the developments of these weapon systems in the American armies, but also of their components.

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The blueprint for directed energy weapon systems proposed by the Pentagon

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