Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate


The Air Force builds a virtual test range for directed energy weapons

When it comes to directed energy technologies like lasers and microwave weapons, the air force just doesn’t have anything that’s quite ready to deploy…

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AP/Mel EvansUnited States Military Academy cadet Dylan Hyde watches data on a computer at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The West Point cadets are fending off cyber attacks this week as part of an exercise involving all the service academies. The annual Cyber Defense Exercise requires teams from the five service academies to create computer networks that can withstand attacks from the National Security Agency and the Department of Defense. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New innovation awards get DoD, industry and academia in the same room

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