Recent news on lasers

The Air Force once canceled an Airborne Laser program that was mostly run out of Kirtland Air Force Base via the Directed Energy Directorate. But it seems they are getting back in the market for laser weapons:

From Defensetech.org:  Contracts Awarded to Develop Laser Pods that Shoot Down Missiles

Oh look, they developed hand-held laser tools. Could these be weaponized? Is the sky blue?

From USNINews: Air Force Seeks Laser Weapons for Next Generation Fighters

Here’s the solicitation notice from the AFRL on this laser device. Notice the contracting office is at Kirtland in Albuquerque.

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About elloborojo

Okay, as the subtitle states, this is a notebook from what I call a New Mexico diaspora (look up diaspora if you are asking). I was a former resident of New Mexico, now living elsewhere, but New Mexico is still my homeland. To get more in touch with your homeland one must be away from it. This is my attempt to understand it. I was a former anti-militarism activist in the Albuquerque area. Still believe that United Snakes militarism is the greatest threat to the world, as do the majority of the worlds population. Uncovered much information about the ties in New Mexico, but never processed it all. This blog is an attempt to do that. Also hope it may come of use to others with similar interests.
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