U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin Officially Introduce Directed Energy Weapons Into Warfare – July 12, 2019

 

 

 

 

By Nicholas West – July 8, 2019

Nearly 4 years ago, I wrote an article entitled, “Lasers and Electronic Warfare To Be Used in New World of Drones and Anti-Drones,” wherein I detailed the trend toward using directed energy weapons in warfare. Unfortunately, it appears that much of the speculation at that time about whether or not this was merely the military-industrial complex looking to fund more boondoggle projects that would never see the light of day actually has become reality.

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