Northrop Grumman Corporation Datasheets for Lasers

Lasers are devices that produce intense beams of monochromatic, coherent radiation. The word "laser" is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
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Diode Pumped Laser Systems Series 525 (DPLS) At the heart of the world's most advanced, ruggedized airborne targeting systems are Northrop Grumman's Diode Pumped Laser Systems, or DPLS. The patented athermal, diode-pumping architecture in the DPLS Series...
Maritime Laser Demonstration Directed Energy Systems in April 2011 successfully showed how laser weapons can protect the U.S. Navy's fleet from small boat threats. In Pacific Ocean tests, employees fired the Maritime Laser...
Vesta Expected to greatly shorten the timeline for lasers to go from the laboratory onto the battlefield, Vesta's critical features are high power, excellent beam quality, and long run time -...
Strategic Illuminator Laser Funded by the Missile Defense Agency, Strategic Illuminator Laser (SILL) is a diode-pumped, solid-state, next-generation illuminator laser. In 2006, SILL met all technical performance requirements when it demonstrated multi-kilowatt-class average...
Gamma Gamma is the first product in Northrop Grumman's next-generation FIRESTRIKE family of high-energy, solid-state lasers that are lighter, smaller and more rugged for military operations than previous laser systems. The...
Solid State Laser High-power, solid-state technology has great potential to provide the military with a multi-platform, multi-mission capability. Weaponized electric lasers will complement kinetic systems, bringing speed-of-light, ultra-precision and force protection to the...
Joint High Power Solid-State Laser In 2009, Directed Energy Systems reached new heights with its scalable building block approach for compact, electric laser weapons when it produced the most powerful light ray created by an...
Fiber Laser Northrop Grumman is developing single-frequency fiber amplifiers for the new Revolution in iber Lasers (RIFL) program by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The RIFL program takes a similar...
High Efficiency Transmitter (HETx) The High Efficiency Transmitter (HETx) eyesafe laser range finder transmitter is compact, lightweight and has a 1540 nm wavelength laser with a stable >3mJ per pulse that supports 10-20 km...
Solid State Laser Testbed Experiment The Joint High Power Solid State Laser (JHPSSL) developed by Northrop Grumman is being integrated with the beam control and command and control systems of the Tactical High Energy Laser...
Tactical High Energy Laser (THEL) The Tactical High Energy Laser (THEL) demonstrator was designed, developed and produced by a Northrop Grumman-led team of U.S. and Israeli contractors for the U.S. Space & Missile Defense Command,...
Airborne Laser Testbed (ALTB) The U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Airborne Laser Test Bed (ALTB) transitioned from science fiction to directed energy fact Feb. 11, 2010 when it put a lethal amount of 'light...
Viper™ Mid-IR Laser The Viper™ 2.1 benefits from new design features that take the Viper™ family of lasers to the next level in aircraft protection. The new features include higher power, increased efficiency,...