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Silent Falcon’s UAS Selected by DARPA to be Remotely Powered by a Laser in Tests

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Silent Falcon DARPA selected Silent Falcon’s UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) for testing the option of charging an aircraft remotely by a laser at a distance of 10 km, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The tests of DARPA’s Stand-off Ubiquitous…

AFSOC Expects C-130 Laser Tests Within Year

More than a year since news broke that Air Force Special Operations Command planned to install and test lasers on its fabulously lethal AC-130 gunships, the plan now is to get its top unfunded requirement tested within a year. Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, head of AFSOC, told me that was now the plan. General Atomics and other companies have been spending…