Lasers & Photonics

Directed Energy Weapons, Detection, & Targeting

News: Photonics/Optics
The two-day event highlights cutting-edge products and services designed to protect DoD personnel, equipment, and infrastructure from hostile drones.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Application Briefs: Defense
Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.
Briefs: Aerospace
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the growing threat of ground to air missiles.
Articles: Aerospace
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software estimates the trajectory of separation between the aircraft and the store. But how reliable is the CFD model in real-life situations?
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
VINCORION will supply spare parts for the PUMA infantry fighting vehicle’s weapon aiming and tracking system.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Application Briefs: Defense
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
Briefs: Aerospace
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Articles: Materials
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
Articles: Aerospace
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Aerospace
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with...

Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Application Briefs: Defense
Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), was recently selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver telemetry tech for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The Slovak army is the 6th armed force to choose the modern 5th generation SPIKE LR2 missile.

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