Directed Energy is poised to change the role of the warfighter. For decades, these weapon systems have been in the research and development phase. Now they are moving out of the labs and program offices, and into the hands of warfighters. Directed Energy is an important complement to existing weapon systems, helping the U.S. stay ahead of adversaries.
In this podcast, Trey Obering, Booz Allen executive vice president and former head of the Missile Defense Agency, discusses what Directed Energy is, and how these weapons might be used.