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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2022
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Laser Directed Energy Weapon and LDEW
Origin: United Kingdom
Corporations: Arke, BAE Systems, GKN Aerospace, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Marshall Aerospace, MBDA and QinetiQ
Parent System: Dragonfire
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2022
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Dragonfire is a laser weapon station demonstrator developed by the Dragonfire consortium on behalf of the United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defense (MoD). It was developed under the Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) Capability Demonstrator Programme (CDP). Trials of the new laser weapon station are expected to begin in 2019. A fully operational Dragonfire will be able to provide short-range air defense against a wide range of airborne threats to both land and sea-based platforms. The Dragonfire weapon station was introduced at DSEI exhibition in September 2017.

Dragonfire News

There are 3 news between
16 Sep 2016 and 12 Sep 2017
Tuesday, September 12, 2017Dragonfire Laser Weapon Station Unveiled at DSEI
Thursday, January 5, 2017UK MoD Orders Laser Weapon Demonstrator
Friday, September 16, 2016UK MoD Awards Contract to Dragonfire Consortium for Directed Energy Weapon Demonstration

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