TITLE

White Sands testing new laser weapon system

AUTHOR(S)
Hamilton, Drew
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Soldiers;Apr2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals that the U.S. Army has been testing the Laser Centurion at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The Laser Centurion is a weapons system that combines radar and threat-detection technology. It is designed to replace the 20 millimeter (mm) cannon on the Navy's Phalanx weapon system. It explains that results of initial tests have been positive.
ACCESSION #
37359897

 

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