Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: USN receives HELIOS laser system for tests ahead of integration onto Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

12th January 2021 - 08:56 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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The USN has received the HELIOS laser system and will test the capability at Surface Combat Systems Center Wallops Island over the next several months.

Following the completion of company-controlled tests of the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) laser weapon system at the end of 2020, manufacturer Lockheed Martin has delivered a full production unit to the USN for further trials through 2021.

It is expected that the HELIOS system will ...

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