Lockheed Martin delivers integrated multi-mission laser weapon system to US Navy

SpaceWar.com reports: “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered to the U.S. Navy a 60+ kW-class high energy laser with integrated optical-dazzler and surveillance (HELIOS), the first tactical laser weapon system to be integrated into existing ships and provide directed energy capability to the fleet.

Integrated and scalable by design, the multi-mission HELIOS system will provide tactically relevant laser weapon system warfighting capability as a key element of a layered defense architecture.

‘Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy share a common vision and enthusiasm for developing and providing disruptive laser weapon systems,’ said Rick Cordaro, vice president, Lockheed Martin Advanced Product Solutions…”

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