Microwaves could defuse bombs from afar

 作者:凤私     |      日期:2019-03-08 12:18:01
THE next weapon in the US army’s arsenal could be a laser-guided microwave blaster designed to destroy explosives. The weapon, called the Multimode Directed Energy Armament System, uses a high-power laser to ionise the air, creating a plasma channel that acts as a waveguide for the stream of microwaves. The device could destroy the electronic fuse of an explosive device or missile, such as a roadside bomb, or immobilise a vehicle by disabling its ignition system. “The weapon uses a high-power laser to ionise the air, creating a plasma channel” Further work on the weapon,