HELIOS laser system Weapon Systems // Artillery/Guns // Naval Guns

Country of Origin: USA

The High-Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-Dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) shipborne laser weapon is being developed by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy. HELIOS features a 60-kW laser that can be used to counter fast-attack craft and uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) when used at its high-power setting. At low-power settings, it can dazzle hostile UAV-based sensors. It also has a long-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role, potentially employing the aiming system...


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