The DragonFire consortium have successfully carried out the first static high-power laser firing of a sovereign UK capability...
Tag Archives : Laser Weapon
27 Oct 2022
German frigate Sachsen successfully engaged drones at short and very short range with a laser weapon system developed by Rheinmetall and MBDA Deutschland.
18 Aug 2022
Lockheed Martin delivered to the U.S. Navy a 60+ kW-class high energy laser with integrated optical-dazzler and surveillance (HELIOS)...
18 Jul 2022
Dragonfire, the UK’s Laser Directed Energy Programme (LDEW) led by MBDA, has successfully begun a series of trials to prove the accuracy and power of the novel laser weapon.
14 Apr 2022
During an Office of Naval Research (ONR) test, an all-electric, high-energy laser weapon was used to defeat a target representing a subsonic cruise missile in flight.
15 Dec 2021
Amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) conducted a high-energy laser weapon system demonstration, Dec. 14, while sailing in the Gulf of Aden.
23 Jul 2021
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA), French Company CILAS and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) are set to test the HELMA-P laser weapon system from a vessel at sea in 2022.
28 Jan 2021
MBDA and Rheinmetall won a contract to fabricate, integrate and support testing of a laser weapon demonstrator in the maritime environment.
11 Jan 2021
This year, the U.S. Navy will field the first acquisition program to deploy the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance, or HELIOS, a laser weapon system with high-energy fiber lasers for permanent fielding by the U.S. Department of Defense.
26 Nov 2020
Rheinmetall will develop a key future laser weapon system component which will be tested aboard German Navy (Deutsche Marine) F124 class frigate Sachsen.