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Rheinmetall trials C-UAS laser weapon for German Boxer fighting vehicle

The laser testbed trials are aimed at integrating a 10 kW laser into a Boxer fighting vehicle by the end of 2022.

Laser-wielding DE M-SHORAD Stryker defeated mortar rounds in recent tests

US Army brigade combat teams are set to receive four laser-equipped Strykers this year.
Rafael Iron Beam Israel

Israel completes live trial of Iron Beam laser interceptor

Iron Beam is expected to become part of Israel’s multi-layered defense array.

US Navy downs cruise missile target with high-energy laser in ‘historic’...

The US Navy recently took down a subsonic cruise missile target using a high-energy laser weapon in a test it described as...

Chinese destroyer lases Australian Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft

A Chinese People’s Liberation Army – Navy (PLA-N) vessel hit an Australian P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft with a military-grade laser on...
RADBO laser mine countermeasures

US Air Force soon to receive first RADBO vehicles that use...

US Air Force will receive the first of 13 vehicles that use lasers to detonate and clear unexploded ordnance by fall this year.

US amphib USS Portland tests laser weapon in Gulf of Aden

US amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) carried out a high-energy laser weapon system demonstration while underway in the Gulf...

US Army buying 8 more laser M-SHORAD Strykers after combat shoot...

The US Army has announced plans to buy an additional eight Directed Energy Mobile Short-Range Air Defense (DE M-SHORAD) vehicle prototypes through...

General Atomics, Boeing secure US Army deal for 300kW laser prototype

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) and Boeing say they have secured a US Army contract to develop a 300kW-class solid state distributed...

UK MoD to test laser weapons on frigates, armored vehicles

Teams led by Raytheon and Thales received contracts worth around £72.5M to demonstrate laser weapons on a Type 23 frigate and a Wolfhound armored vehicle.

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