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Skyguard air defense system

Country of Origin: USA


Skyguard is mobile laser system designed to shoot down short-range ballistic missiles, short- and long-range rockets, artillery and mortar rounds, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. The weapon is a development of the Tactical High Energy Laser (THEL) testbed (see separate record for details).

Skyguard is being considered for military static defense tasks, as well as homeland security missions and airport defense operations in particular. It utilizes the same deuterium...

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