Directed Energy

Weapons that emit energy in an aimed direction without the means of a projectile.

Recent Inquiries

Optimal Paths for Evading Directed-Energy Weapons (DEWs)

Are there viable pathfinder tools to compute optimized evasion paths for friendly assets under threat by hostile laser or radio frequency DEW systems? What software algorithms can calculate environmental effects and exploit DEW system or sensor limitations?

High-Power Microwave (HPM) Directed Energy Effects for Modeling

Can you provide information on HPM directed energy effects to use for modeling purposes?

Detecting Directed Energy (DE) Weapons

Who is detecting DE weapons used against U.S. personnel, weapons, communications, vehicles, helicopters, and drones?


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Survivability Against High-Power, Radio Frequency/Microwave, Directed Energy Weapons

Modern military systems and supporting infrastructure depend upon sensitive semiconductor electronic components to provide their sensing, communications, and weapon system functions. These electronic devices are known to be potentially vulnerable to high-power electromagnetic sources and…

Directed Energy Intermediate Force Capabilities (IFCs): Relevant Across the Range of Military Operation

Directed energy weapons are key to addressing the Joint Force’s capability gaps. The Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office (JIFCO), located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA, develops IFCs between presence and lethal effects in support…

A Three-Axis, Nonintrusive, Electro-optic Field Sensor for Electromagnetic Tests and Evaluations

For U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) directed-energy applications, nonintrusive electric and magnetic field probes can solve several technical problems associated with conventional probes. Conventional sensors perturb the field, but they could be used for test…


NSMMS & CRASTE Joint Symposia

NSMMS and CRASTE, two space-focused conferences, will colocate events for the 11th year. These colocated Symposia continue their outstanding legacy in bringing together technologists, users, and decision-makers from across the nation. Discussions involve key technology…

2023 Defense and Intelligence Space Conference

Join us for the 2nd annual Defense and Intelligence Space Conference (DISC 2023)! Intended to bring together national security space professionals from both the government and private sector to discuss topics vitally important to U.S….

Defense Manufacturing Conference 2022

On behalf of the Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Panel (JDMTP), and in coordination with ARCTOS, Army ManTech cordially invites you to the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) 2022, in Tampa, FL, on December 5-8. DMC is…