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HELIOS laser system

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...

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