Accession Number ADA562311
Title High-Energy Laser: Tomorrow's Weapon to Improve Force Protection.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author A. Angell
Abstract Think about the current laser designation capability used to direct precision-guided munitions (PGMs) to destroy an enemy target. Now, imagine replacing that laser designator with a high-energy laser (HEL) weapon that emits enough thermal energy to directly render a target ineffective without using a conventional munition.
Keywords Ammunition
High energy lasers
Laser target designators
Thermal radiation

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 46C - Optics & Lasers
79G - Guns
Corporate Author National Defense Univ., Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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