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September 7, 2019 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, Yasmin Tadjdeh, 31 July 2019
Directorate Wants to Change View of Nonlethal Weapons
Modern warfare is often characterized by heavy firepower such as guns, tanks, and attack aircraft. But as the United States faces operations in the “gray zone” — actions that...
January 14, 2019 | Source: The Washington Times; washingtontimes.com, Gary Anderson, 10 December 2018
Better Tools Along the Border
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Innocents being used as human shields is not new. Placing police and security forces into positions where they are portrayed as brutal thugs in the media didn’t...
November 6, 2017 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesysems.com, 18 October 2017, Morgan Cole
AFRL Tests High-Power Electromagnetic Electronic Warfare and Cyber Weapons
Air Force officials at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. are working with microwave experts from companies including Raytheon and Booz Allen Hamilton to conduct experiments with high...
HPM DEWs and Their Effects on Electronic Targets
Directed-energy weapons (DEWs) show great promise for the U.S. Warfighter in that they are a speed-of-light, all-weather weapon that can generate a relatively unlimited number of...
June 5, 2017 | Source: Albuquerque Journal, abqjournal.com, 1 May 2017, Kevin Robinson-Avila
Moving Microwave Weapons from Lab to Battlefield
Massive ray guns that use microwaves to instantaneously down a swarm of incoming enemy drones are approaching prime-time reality, and could propel New Mexico into a leadership...
April 24, 2017 | Source: TEDx Talks, ted.com, 16 December 2016, Mary Lou Robinson
The Power and Promise of High Power Electromagnetic Weapons
How effective would you be without your electronics? The US Air Force currently has the technology to win many battles without harming a soul. Mary Lou Robinson, Chief of the High...
January 16, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army News, Lauren Poindexter, Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs
Solid State Active Denial Technology for Non-Lethal Crowd Control
Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are developing technology for non-lethal crowd control designed to help protect Soldiers while minimizing collateral damage and preventing any...
November 21, 2016 | Source: Popular Mechanics, David Hambling
Gallium-Nitride Radar Tech Could Be Key to Improving Compact Active Denial Systems
The Raytheon company has spent 17 years researching gallium-nitride for Patriot missile radar, but the technology's potential stretches much further than that. At the recent...
July 10, 2015 | Source: War On The Rocks
Focusing Like a Laser Beam On Directed Energy
While there is clear merit in competitive, concurrent developments, the modest resources in play are arguably not sufficient to effectively underwrite the many air, sea, and...
Survivability and Vulnerability