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Directed Energy Weapons May 30 2008

Latest minor updates to APA website:

Almaz-Antey Laser DEW - http://www.ausairpower.net/APA-Rus-PLA-PD-SAM.phpl#High_Energy_Laser

Ranets-E High Power Microwave "RF Cannon" - http://www.ausairpower.net/APA-Rus-PLA-PD-SAM.phpl#Ranetz

A-60 High Energy Laser Directed Energy Weapon Testbed - http://www.ausairpower.net/APA-DEW-HEL-Analysis.phpl#A-60

If the Russians do develop all of these systems to operational deployment, it will present interesting challenges esp in terms of hitting targets with cruise missiles and PGMs.

Dr Carlo Kopp, MIEEE, SMAIAA, PEng
Defence Analyst and Consulting Engineer
Editor: Air Power Australia @ http://www.ausairpower.net