Directed Energy with Laser Weapons

Directed Energy

Harnessing the Power of Lasers for 21st Century Security®

At sea, in the air and on the ground, Lockheed Martin is developing laser weapon systems ready to defend U.S. and allied forces. Combined with our platform integration expertise, these systems are designed to defeat a growing range of threats to military forces and infrastructure across all domains.

Delivering affordable, effective defense tech at the speed of light.

Decades of DE Experience

Decades of DE Experience

Our 21st Century Security® solutions leverage our decades of experience maturing all elements of directed energy systems, including high energy lasers, beam control, adaptive optics, beam directors and thermal management systems.
Mature Multi-Mission Lasers

Mature Multi-Mission Lasers

Our mature multi-mission, multi-platform laser capabilities are ready for integration in multiple domains – ground, maritime, air and space to support customers’ needs now and in the future.
Innovative Next Generation Lasers

Innovative Next Generation Lasers

We’re meeting customer challenges with innovation, designing and delivering the next generation of ruggedized and marinized, high power laser weapons that are compact, efficient and affordable.
Ready for Integration & Production

Ready for Integration & Production

We are a proven weapon system integrator focused on manufacturing capabilities and mission-driven transformation to support full-rate production to build directed energy systems at scale.
Airborne Laser Weapon Systems

Airborne Laser Weapon System

Naval Laser Weapon Systems

Naval Laser Weapon System

Ground Laser Weapon Systems

Ground Laser Weapon System

High-Power Microwave Systems

High-Power Microwave Systems

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Latest News   ___
Oct 10, 2023
Press Release
Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract to develop and deliver up to four 300 kW-class laser weapon systems to the U.S. Army’s Indirect Fire Protection Capability-High Energy Laser (IFPC-HEL) prototype program.
Jan 23, 2023
Press Release
The demonstration verifies beam quality of our affordable 50 kW-class laser architecture designed to meet U.S. Army’s modernization strategy.
Dec 05, 2022
Press Release
Lockheed Martin and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have signed an agreement for manufacturing laser weapon systems in the U.S. and Israel.
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