Martin’s Advanced Test High Energy Asset 30-kilowatt fiber laser, known as
ATHENA, successfully burned a hole in the engine of a small truck from more
than a mile away during the first field test of the weapon system recently, the
company announced March 3.
Secretary Ash Carter told House appropriators on Wednesday the quickest way to
defeat ISIS in Iraq is to promote a multi-sectarian government.
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, told House appropriators on Wednesday there is “no margin of
error or any buffer” built in to the Defense Department’s Fiscal 2016 budget
request “for strategic surprise.”
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