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As Technology Advances, So Too Will Human Weapon Systems

As Technology Advances, So Too Will Human Weapon Systems

Not long ago, I gave an interesting interview to a science writer about new weapon systems on the immediate horizon – specifically what sort of weapons might we see in the next 5-years. This is an important question for military planners and defense professionals, even high-level politicians who must allot the monies to stay ahead of the game, ahead of ...

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Marines Test Drone-Killing Energy Weapon

Marines Test Drone-Killing Energy Weapon

A drone-killing, directed energy weapon prototype is now in the hands of Marines. The Compact Laser Weapons System—or CLaWS—is the first ground-based laser approved by the Department of Defense for use by warfighters on the ground. “This was all in response to a need for counter unmanned aerial systems to take down drones,” said Don Kelley, program manager for Ground Based ...

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