NPS Explores New Ways to Deliver High-Energy Laser Defense Systems to the Fleet
Naval Postgraduate School Public Affairs Office
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For the United States Navy, the Free Electron Laser (FEL) is a potential game changer – a weapon that delivers a high-intensity laser beam capable of stopping incoming missiles in seconds. Since 1989, the Naval Postgraduate School has been actively involved in developing the FEL, with the support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR), capitalizing on the expertise of NPS students and faculty through active discovery in FEL theory and simulation.
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