07 Aug '18, 8am

The #US #Army works on developing #battlefield #laser gun

What's better on the battlefield of the future than swarming UAVs or waves of rockets? The U.S. Army thinks one answer might be a battlefield laser, and Huntsville company Dynetics has won a $10 million contract to help develop one, as Lee Roop reports on Alabama Business. Lockheed Martin - Dynetics' HEL TVD (Illustration: Lockheed Martin) It's a 100-kilowatt high energy laser, and it rides on top of a tactical vehicle. The whole system is abbreviated as the HEL TVD. Dynetics is working with Lockheed Martin to provide the Army with it. The idea is "a safe and simple high energy laser weapon system that crews can operate for years and across various terrains," Ronnie Chronister, Dynetics, vice president of contracts, said Monday. What makes the laser attractive to the U.S. Army? "Their inexpensive cost per shot and deep magazine," Dynetics said. Unmanned aerial systems can ...

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