Archived posts with tag ‘microwave’

11.11.10
Danger Room: Air Force Eyeing Microwave “E-Ray” for Stealth Drones?

Taking down an enemy’s air defenses — his radars, missile launchers and command centers — is a prerequisite for large-scale air campaigns. Today, jet fighters packing radar-seeking missiles do the heavy-lifting in the so-called “Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses” mission. In the future, that dangerous task might fall on stealthy drones armed with electronics-frying microwave weapons.

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