Northrop Get Navy ‘Star Wars’ Laser Contract

The U.S. Navy selects Northrop Grumman for the initial phase of the Solid State Laser Technology Maturation (SSL-TM) program.

SSL-TM is a research and development project to mature solid-state, high-power laser weapon systems and components for ship defense.

This selection is the first step in the development of a Prototype Laser Weapon System by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). This developmental effort will pave the way for a future Navy program that will integrate laser weapon systems on existing and future ships.

via Northrop Get Navy ‘Star Wars’ Laser Contract.

 

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