New Generation of Directed-Energy Weapons Using Lasers and the Electromagnetic Spectrum Expected by the 2060s

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Source: DVIDS, https://www.dvidshub.net/graphic/9649/competing-space-directed-energy-weapons
Source: DVIDS, https://www.dvidshub.net/graphic/9649/competing-space-directed-energy-weapons

September 8, 2021 | Originally published by Military Aerospace on August 20, 2021

The U.S. Air Force released a report, “Directed Energy Futures 2060,” from an assembled panel of experts who evaluated the future of directed energy weapons. According to the article, the report predicts an important future for directed energy weapons, potentially including space-based weapon systems, laser weapons, force fields, and electromagnetic weapons that can emit focused rays of electromagnetic pulse (EMP) energy.

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