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Compact Laser Weapon System

Country of Origin: USA


The Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS/CLaWS) is a high-power directed-energy weapon developed by Boeing and General Atomics. It is primarily intended to provide defense against Group 1 (maximum takeoff weight of 20 lb, 9 kg) and Group 2 (maximum takeoff weight of 55 lb, 25 kg) uncrewed aerial systems and provide counter-sensor capabilities at longer ranges against larger targets. Other potential missions include breaching obstacles, setting off unexploded ordnance, denying enemy...

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