Britain’s ‘Dragonfire’ ship laser gun to get accuracy boost

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Britain’s ‘Dragonfire’ ship laser gun to get accuracy boost

Postby southwestforests on Thu 18 Mar 2021 01:44

Well, it isn't up to Starfire weapon level yet, but ...

Britain’s ‘Dragonfire’ ship laser gun to get accuracy boost
Tom Kington
2 days ago

https://www.c4isrnet.com/global/europe/ ... acy-boost/
ROME – A ship-borne laser weapon being developed for the U.K. is edging closer to achieving pinpoint accuracy, and it is all being done with mirrors.
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“Beam director technology can sometimes be overshadowed by the system’s multi-kilowatt laser source, however, it is critical to the overall system because it facilitates the ultra-precise tracking and pointing accuracy required to generate a damage effect,” Andrew Sijan, Leonardo’s head of advanced targeting campaigns told Defense News.
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