TITLE

Airborne Laser Compensation

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the successful flight test of the Airborne Laser (ABL). The flight firing test, which is part of a Boeing-led U.S. military research project, demonstrated the weapon's ability to track an airborne target and fire a surrogate to its high-energy laser. It was conducted from a modified Boeing 747-400 which used infrared sensors and the system's track illuminator laser.
ACCESSION #
26407442

 

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