Lockheed Martin designs, tests 60 kW laser weapon – Military Embedded Systems

BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin has completed the design, development, and demonstration of a 60 kW-class beam combined fiber laser for the U.S. Army. In a recent test near its Bothell, Washington, facility, Lockheed’s laser produced a single beam of 58 kW, which the company says represents a world record for a laser of this type. The Lockheed Martin team is preparing to ship the laser to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command in Huntsville, Alabama.

Source: Lockheed Martin designs, tests 60 kW laser weapon – Military Embedded Systems

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