定向能源武器 (防衛):2021年更新 - 各主題調查
Directed Energy Weapons (Defense), 2021 Update - Thematic Research
|出版日期||內容資訊||英文 48 Pages
|定向能源武器 (防衛):2021年更新 - 各主題調查 Directed Energy Weapons (Defense), 2021 Update - Thematic Research|
|出版日期: 2021年01月28日||內容資訊: 英文 48 Pages||
Directed energy weapons (DEWs) are maturing quickly and transitioning towards widespread, practical and cost-effective field deployment. Many leading defense forces and companies have successfully tested their high energy laser and high power microwave weapons fitted on combat platforms, against UAVs and small boats for a few years. These weapons have finally reached the power levels and the effectiveness to allow them to be used on the battlefield. Combat platforms are expected to be equipped with DEWs as complimentary of conventional weapons by 2025.
Directed energy weapons (DEWs) could provide several capabilities and advantages over traditional weapons due to their speed-of-light delivery, precision engagement, controlled/scalable effects, logistical benefits, and low cost per shot. Furthermore, DEWs are silent, offer plausible deniability, can travel immense distances relative to conventional weapons, and engage multiple targets. Consequently, these advantages will support the development of a wide spectrum of military equipment and capabilities.
Although DEW systems have the potential to be used for offensive purposes, currently, weapons development programs are mainly focused on defense systems.
This report focuses on DEWs, which have immense potential to revolutionize warfare in the long term. Currently, DEWs can be categorized as high energy laser weapons, particle beam weapons, high energy microwave weapons, and high power sonic/acoustic weapons.
Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) thematic research offers a detailed analysis of DEWs being developed and used by militaries and constabulary forces. The research includes insightful industry analysis of the DEWs and key use cases highlighting how militaries and constabulary forces worldwide have started working on developing and implementing the technology.