TITLE

Light Warfare

AUTHOR(S)
Swibel, Matthew
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;4/23/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the laser and microwave technologies of military equipment manufacturer Raytheon. The company is removing the baseball-size tips from its Sidewinder heat-seeking missiles and installing a low-power laser in those tips. The new microturret fits on the stub wing of an Apache and other helicopters, tracking and jamming incoming missiles by laser beam. Its Active Denial high-power microwave system is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
25030755

 

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