Category: Directed Energy Weapons

Military Laser Systems Market Country Level Analysis, Current Industry Size & Future Prospective with Key Company Profiles: Northrop Grumman, Coherent, Lockheed Martin, Thales, Raytheon, BAE, Quantel

Press Release | Source URL Military Laser Systems Market Research Report 2018 published By Market Research Future, provides information on Global Military Laser Systems Industry Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Opportunity Assessment, Regional Analysis and Segmentation By Application (Military/Defense and Law Enforcement), by Technology (Laser Fiber, Solid Fiber, Chemical Laser, […]

Efficient generation of high-density plasma enabled by high magnetic field

PHYS.org | Source URL An international joint research group led by Osaka University demonstrated that it was possible to efficiently heat plasma by focusing a relativistic electron beam (REB) accelerated by a high-intensity, short-pulse laser with the application of a magnetic field of 600 tesla (T), about 600 times greater […]

Lockheed Martin Wins $289M Deal for M142 HIMARS Launchers

NASDAQ | Source URL Lockheed Martin Corp . LMT recently secured a $289.2-million modification contract for the delivery of 24 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launchers and spare parts. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Work related to the deal will be carried out […]

Defense Strategies Institute’s 2018 Directed Energy Day Announced

This year’s Directed Energy Day, occurring November 15, 2018, will provide a forum to discuss the efforts to develop and leverage DE technologies in support of U.S. national security needs and battlefield overmatch. The agenda is comprised of 8 unique and collaborative sessions with a focus on this year’s theme […]

US Army developing laser system to beam power to drones to keep them in the air indefinitely

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL US Army researchers are developing ‘everlasting’ drones that can stay patrolling the skies indefinitely. Instead of returning to base to recharge their batteries, a laser system could simply ‘beam’ power to them. The US Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center […]

‘Microwave weapons’ eyed as likely source of mystery ailments for US diplomats in Cuba, scientists say

FOXNews | Source URL A team of scientists has singled out what it claims left U.S. diplomats in Cuba sickened by mysterious ailments and symptoms in recent months, according to a new report. Douglas H. Smith, director of the Center for Brain Injury and Repair at the University of Pennsylvania, […]

‘Sonic weapon’ attacks on US diplomats in Cuba may have been caused by pulses of electromagnetic radiation, researcher claims

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL The strange symptoms affecting US Diplomats in Cuba are a result of exposure to pulsed radiofrequency/microwave electromagnetic radiation, a leading researcher has claimed. Beginning in 2016, personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba (as well as Canadian diplomats and family […]

Researcher links diplomats’ mystery illness to radiofrequency/microwave radiation

University of California – San Diego | Source URL Writing in advance of the September 15 issue of Neural Computation, Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, says publicly reported symptoms and experiences of a “mystery illness” afflicting American and Canadian diplomats […]

Hacked satellite systems could launch microwave-like attacks, expert warns

Alex Hern | The Guardian | Source URL The satellite communications that ships, planes and the military use to connect to the internet are vulnerable to hackers that, in the worst-case scenario, could carry out “cyber-physical attacks”, turning satellite antennas into weapons that operate, essentially, like microwave ovens. According to […]

Expert warns satellites could be hacked and used as giant ‘radio frequency weapons,’ as researchers gather in Las Vegas to hunt for bugs in communication systems and voting machines

The Daily Mail | Source URL Thousands of ethical hackers and security researchers have gathered in Las Vegas this week to address some of the biggest potential threats to cybersecurity. At the Black Hat information security conference, researchers have revealed how satellite communications could be used by hackers to launch […]

Team Dynetics Receives Contract for Next Phase of 100 kW-Class Laser Weapon System for U.S. Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Army awarded Dynetics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partners a $10 million contract to continue development for the next phase of the High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator (HEL TVD) program, a 100-kilowatt class laser weapon system. Laser weapons are […]

Strange ‘Sonic Attacks’ Against Diplomats Reach Epic Proportions

The bizarre “sonic attacks” against diplomats began in Cuba, but have now spread to other countries with over 200 illnesses reported. It all started in the fall of 2016 when diplomats at the United States Embassy in Cuba reported some hearing loss and mild brain damage after hearing unusual and puzzling sounds. SHTFPlan originally […]

CDC joins investigation into ‘sonic attacks’ in China, Cuba against U.S. personnel

Boing Boing | Source URL The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will join a government investigation into ‘sonic attacks’ that have left more than 25 U.S. personnel with mysterious ailments. The bizarre incidents have baffled scientists and government investigators since they were made public last year. The U.S. has described […]

Directed Energy Weapons Market 2018 Global Analysis- Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, L-3 Communications Holdings and The Boeing Company

Financial Reports | Source URL Recent research analysis titled Global Directed Energy Weapons Market 2018 is offers a complete evaluation of the industry and contains forthcoming trend, ongoing Growth Factors, Directed Energy Weapons opinions, facts, past data, and static and industry Directed Energy Weapons market data. Worldwide Directed Energy Weapons […]

Bizarre ‘Sonic Attack’ Symptoms Reportedly Spreading to US Diplomats Around the World

Gizmodo | Source URL For more than 18 months, US diplomats have come down with similar illnesses that include mild brain damage and hearing loss after they claim to have heard unusual sounds. The incidents began in Cuba but reports have now spread to other countries. As authorities have ramped […]

‘Chinese Maritime Militia’ Launches Laser Attacks Against US Military Pilots In Pacific Ocean

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL Pilots of American military aircraft operating over the western Pacific Ocean have been targeted by lasers more than 20 times in recent months, US officials told The Wall Street Journal, following similar incidents in which Chinese nationals used lasersagainst American fighter pilots operating over Djibouti. In April, […]

More U.S. personnel in China evacuated over mysterious ‘acoustic’ illness

Doug Stanglin | USA Today | Source URL A number of U.S. personnel in China have been sent back to the U.S. for further tests after health screenings found symptoms similar to the mysterious “acoustic” illness experienced by some U..S. staffers in Cuba, according to the U.S. State Department. The medical teams were sent to the […]