It”s built to negate swarms of drones,” said Program Manager Amber Anderson. “We want to drop many of them at one time without a single leaker getting through.” U.S. military bases across the globe may soon have a New Mexico-made, high-powered microwave weapon at their disposal to instantaneously down swarms of enemy drones. The U.S.
The U.S. Marine Corps is pushing ahead with research and development into laser-induced-plasma less-than-lethal weapons that can temporarily blind and deafen individuals, produce painful burning sensations on their skin through clothing, and even blast out verbal warnings and commands at them from hundreds of yards away. Now, the service is interested to know if the
The Air Force Research Laboratory is calling for industry insight into the bioeffects of directed-energy applications, according to a Feb. 12 request for information published on Federal Business Opportunities. “The primary objective of the anticipated research includes: identifying benefits, risks and capabilities for a wide range of military [radio frequency/high power microwaves/particle beam] radiation systems,”