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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

BOTHELL, WASH. October 6, 2021 " Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully completed factory acceptance testing for the Airborne High Energy Laser (AHEL), in preparation for U.S. military ground and flight testing of the system.



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#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2021-10-12 06:16 AM | Reply

They figured out how to cool it's core. 70% of of the energy is dissipated as heat, only 30% becomes light. Mow thin think of 60kw of energy, 70% turned into heat. And the heat is at the core of the laser, trust me cooling that isn't easy. Or the calumniator. And the beam-spliters melt too.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2021-10-12 07:10 AM | Reply

I wonder how much of Russia this could destroy in an afternoon.

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-12 03:20 PM | Reply

Another weapon that will be useless against adversaries the plant bombs along the road and wear suicide vests into crowded markets.

How many trillions will eventually be pissed away on this while roads, bridges and schools are falling apart in American cities?

#4 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-10-13 07:20 AM | Reply

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