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AOC 2018: Directed energy solutions for high-tech threats

30th November 2018 - 19:08 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Washington, DC


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Directed energy (DE) weapons, such as high-energy lasers (HEL) and high-power microwaves, are possible solutions to higher technology asymmetric threats. 

While the latter has been demonstrated and can be fielded, HEL systems are moving towards the same standard although challenges still remain, according to one speaker at the AOC ...

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