Land Warfare

ATHENA defeats airborne targets

25th September 2017 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Lockheed Martin has demonstrated its prototype Advanced Test High Energy Asset (ATHENA) laser weapon system at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

During testing with the US Army's Space and Missile Defense Command, the 30kW class ATHENA laser system brought down five 10.8ft wingspan Outlaw UAS. The weapon ...

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