DARPA Looking to Ultrafast Lasers to Create "Super Radar"

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The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has put out a call for assistance in creating an integrated network of radars through the use of ultrafast lasers, in what is being called a potential revolution for military surveillance. At present, individual ships carry radar that are invariably restricted in scope and limited in reliability, whereas the new project aims to pool all of the local radar into a single system, allowing previously unknown broad-range observation that ca...
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