QinetiQ to Develop High Energy Laser System For Australian MoD

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 06:59 AM, April 5, 2023
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QinetiQ to Develop High Energy Laser System For Australian MoD
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Australia’s defence ministry awarded QinetiQ Australia a contract valued $12.9 million to co-develop and manufacture a high energy defensive laser system prototype.

QinetiQ will work in collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) to establish a high energy laser manufacturing capability in South Australia.

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The high energy laser manufacturing capability will enable the development and delivery of laser sources suitable for directed energy applications.

QinetiQ to Develop High Energy Laser System For Australian MoD
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