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Optical Dazzling Interdictor (ODIN)

Country of Origin: USA


The Optical Dazzling Interdictor (ODIN) is a directed-energy weapon developed for the U.S. Navy's ARLEIGH BURKE-class destroyers. ODIN is an element of the Navy Laser Family of Systems (NLFoS) that includes the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-Dazzler System (HELIOS) and High Energy Laser Counter-Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Program (HELCAP). It is the first laser system to be fielded by the Navy.

ODIN is not a point-defense weapon. It features an infrared laser capable of...

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