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VIDEO: ATHENA Laser Weapon System Defeats Unmanned Aerial Systems

The Lockheed Martin Advanced Test High Energy Asset (ATHENA) prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats. In tests conducted at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, ATHENA destroyed five Outlaw unmanned aerial …

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VIDEO: T50A: Mission X

The T-50A recently conducted a mission where it simulated taking out several targets – targets that weren’t actually there. Watch to learn more about the T50A’s live, virtual and constructive training capabilities. lockheedmartin.com/t50a

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VIDEO: Communicating with NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft

There are many technological features on Cassini that have enabled NASA to communicate with the spacecraft and allowed scientists to gather some of the worlds most advanced information and research regarding Saturn and its moon, Titan. Specifically, data from the spacecraft uses two General Dynamics Deep Space Transponders, which are …

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VIDEO: Tern Phase 3 Concept Video

Tern, a joint program between DARPA and the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR), seeks to greatly increase the effectiveness of forward-deployed small-deck ships such as destroyers and frigates by enabling them to serve as mobile launch and recovery sites for specially designed unmanned air systems (UASs). DARPA last …

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