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Directed Energy Systems 2020 Agenda

Directed Energy Systems returns in 2020, 24-25 September in Zurich as part of the Defence iQ Air Defence Week Breaking the Deadlock: DES in the Era of Great Power CompetitionWhilst we put together the final agenda you can view the draft version by downloading ...

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Past Presentation report: The US Air Force's Directed Energy Weapons Flight Plan and NATO's Non-Lethal Solutions

This exclusive report contains the top presentations from last year’s Directed Energy Systems conference, to provide some insider insight into the experimentation of directed energy weapons and the use ...

2019 global directed energy news digest

Defence IQ have curated this News Digest to provide an update on key programmes and DES news from around the world. Download your copy now >>Key benefits of downloading the news digest:Learn about top investment and development priorities ...

Market Survey Infographic: The place and potential of Directed Energy Systems

What is the place and utility of Directed Energy Systems in the military? Defence IQ surveyed DES experts from across the globe to: Understand the main areas of interestLearn which areas are investment priorities, Discover the main technological and acquisition chall ...

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"Directed energy is a game-changing technology" - Insights from Colonel E. Thompson, Air Combat Command US Air Force

In the run-up to Directed Energy Systems 2018, we had the opportunity to discuss with Colonel Michael E. Thompson, Chief, Advanced Weapons Systems (A5/8ZW), HQ Air Combat Command USAF and speaker at the event. He provides here an exclusive preview of this brief at the conference and share insights on...

Achieving military dominance with directed energy weapons

In this exclusive statement, Lt. Gen. (USAF Ret.) Henry A. “Trey” Obering III, Executive Vice President, Directed Energy, Booz Allen Hamilton and speaker at Directed Energy Systems 2018 explores the opportunity Directed Energy Weapons present to achieve military dominance. While the U.S.’ projections for investment reach $30 billion over the...

Operationalising directed energy onto platforms: Opportunities and challenges

In this exclusive interview with Colonel Sean Wilson, Officer in Charge, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities of U.S. Army Europe and speaker at the conference, learn more about what limitations have been found during the Mobile Expeditionary High Energy Laser (MEHEL) test, what type of threats the technology should be able to...

Inside the rapidly growing directed energy systems market

A lot is currently happening in the directed energy systems space. Seen as potential game changers in future military activities. Able to engage rapidly and precisely with agile targets at a low cost, they are seen as potential game changers for future military activities, particularly for countering a variety of...