Operationalising directed energy onto platforms: Opportunities and challenges

U.S. Army Europe is demonstrating the versatility and potential of directed energy systems .

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Operationalising directed energy 

While the U.S. Navy’s USS Ponce has demonstrated efficiency in downing drones in the Middle East, the recent successful Mobile Expeditionary High Energy Laser (MEHEL) test conducted by

Colonel Sean Wilson, Officer in Charge, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities of U.S. Army Europe explained the threats directed energy can counter, what capability limitations were found during the MEHEL test and what challenges U.S. Army Europe is currently facing in regard to the operationalisation of directed energy systems onto various platforms.

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