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Low SWaP Laser Designators for Mini-UAVs and Handheld Targeting Systems

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to identify if there are any low size, weight, and power laser designators available for use in miniature unmanned aerial vehicles or handheld targets. DSIAC…

Targeted Audio Messaging Technologies

What laser, ultrasonic, or similar technologies exist or are in development that can project an audio message to a targeted person or group without a receiver?  DSIAC was tasked with researching technologies and research and development projects that can…

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Systems for Satellite Assessments of Laser Effects Analysis

DSIAC subject matter experts with extensive experience in the integration of CAD data for laser effects analysis supporting the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Directorate Laser Effects branch communicated with the inquiring organization…

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Navy Strategy Fast-Tracks New Weapons for “Offensive” Attack

Arlington, Va.- Senior Navy leaders say the service is fast-tracking a handful of key emerging weapons systems such as new destroyers, Tomahawk missiles, lasers and hypersonics as part of a new “offensive attack” maritime combat strategy. “Today we are moving to the offensive. We are already moving out on an increase in lethality,” Vice. Adm.

Researchers Transmit Energy With Laser in “Historic” Power-Beaming Demonstration

It was the second day of a 3-day-long tech demonstration at the David Taylor Model Basin at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, MD, where attendees had gathered to stand around in the dark to look at something they mostly couldn”t see. It was a long-range, free-space power beaming system—the first of its kind.

BAE Systems Develops New Countermeasure System to Shield  Ground Vehicles From Missiles

BAE Systems, a global leader in electronic warfare, unveiled the new RAVEN countermeasure system designed to protect ground vehicles from anti-tank missiles. The RAVEN is a proven directable, infrared countermeasure capable of defeating anti-tank guided missiles, protecting ground vehicles and their crews, and improving mission effectiveness without the use of kinetic countermeasures. The new laser-based