Top 3 Game Changers for Navy's Directed Energy

IDGA Editor

Thanks to the DoD's FY17 budget increase of $32.7 million the Navy is currently developing three potential new weapons that could improve the ability of its surface ships to defend themselves against enemy missiles. What are these game changers? Solid State Lasers (SSLs), the Electromagnetic Railgun (EMRG), and the Hypervelocity Projectile (HVP). To help you understand more of what this means to our defense systems, check out our interactive experience