Books tagged: directed energy weapon

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Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
A decision to put weapons in space—or to refrain from doing so—should be based on a firm understanding about what such weapons can be expected to achieve. More specifically since numerous orbital weapons concepts have been advocated as natural evolutions of surface and airborne weapons, it would appear useful to compare those proposed space-based systems with their terrestrial counterparts.
Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Deployment of the First Solid-State Laser Directed Energy Weapon, SSL, FEL, TLS, MLD, Terminal Defense Against China's ASBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Navy officials announced in April 2013 that a solid-state laser would be deployed onboard the U.S.S. Ponce, providing the first at-sea demonstration of a revolutionary directed energy weapon.