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  • 1Laser-guided bomb — A laser guided bomb (LGB) is a precision guided munition (PGM) that uses semi active laser homing to strike a designated target with greater accuracy than a free fall bomb. LGBs are one of the most common and widespread PGMs, used by a large… …

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  • 2Laser beam profiler — A laser beam profiler captures, displays, and records the spatial intensity profile of a laser beam at a particular plane transverse to the beam propagation path. Since there are many types of lasers ultraviolet, visible, infrared, continuous… …

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  • 3laser — /lay zeuhr/, n. Physics. a device that produces a nearly parallel, nearly monochromatic, and coherent beam of light by exciting atoms to a higher energy level and causing them to radiate their energy in phase. Also called optical maser. [1955 60; …

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  • 4illumination — The lighting of a target by radar, laser, or other signals, so that it can be seen by a suitable detector in a missile or other weapon or by a sensor on the ground. This illumination provides guidance to weapons for its homing and destruction …

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  • 5Nova laser — Nova was a high power laser built at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in 1984 which conducted advanced inertial confinement fusion (ICF) experiments until its dismantling in 1999. Nova was the first ICF experiment built with the… …

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  • 6Nova (laser) — View down Nova s laser bay between two banks of beamlines. The blue boxes contain the amplifiers and their flashtube pumps , the tubes between the banks of amplifiers are the spatial filters. Nova was a high power laser built at the Lawrence… …

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  • 7Operation Shed Light — Part of the Vietnam War Tropic Moon III B 57G aircraft with FLIR and LLLTV in nose …

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  • 8Wireless energy transfer — or wireless power is the transmission of electrical energy from a power source to an electrical load without artificial interconnecting conductors. Wireless transmission is useful in cases where interconnecting wires are inconvenient, hazardous,… …

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  • 9Boeing YAL-1 — Infobox Aircraft name= YAL 1 Airborne Laser type=Airborne Laser (ABL) weapons system manufacturer=Boeing caption=Rendering of an ABL aircraft in flight primary user=United States Air Force more users= unit cost= designer= first flight=July 18… …

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  • 10Precision-guided munition — Precision guided munitions (PGMs, smart munitions, smart bombs, guided bomb units or GBUs) are guided weapons intended to maximize damage to the target while minimizing civilian damage. Because the damage effects of an explosive weapon fall off… …

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  • 11radiation — radiational, adj. /ray dee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. a. the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. b. the complete process in which energy is emitted by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium or space, and… …

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  • 12F-16 Fighting Falcon — infobox Aircraft name= F 16 Fighting Falcon caption=A USAF F 16 over Iraq after refueling, 2008 type= Multirole fighter national origin = United States manufacturer= General Dynamics Lockheed Martin first flight= 2 February avyear|1974… …

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  • 13LANTIRN — Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night, or LANTIRN, is a system for use on the USAF s premier fighter aircraft the F 15E Strike Eagle and F 16 Fighting Falcon (Block 40/42 C D models). LANTIRN significantly increases the combat… …

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  • 14CheyTac Intervention — M 200 rifle Type Sniper rifle Place of origin …

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  • 15148 (Meiktila) Battery Royal Artillery — 148 (Meiktila) Commando Forward Observation Battery is a specialist Naval Gunfire Support Forward Observation (NGSFO) unit within 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery of 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines. The unit provides Forward Observation… …

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  • 16Talwar class frigate — The Talwar class is a new class of frigates built for the Indian Navy. The Talwar class guided missile frigates, also known as the Type 1135.6, are modified Krivak III class frigates from Russia. The Talwar Class has a displacement of 4,000 tons… …

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  • 17AN/PEQ-2 — AN/PEQ 2A Aiming Light mounted on an M4 carbine. The AN/PEQ 2 Target Pointer/Illuminator/Aiming Light (TPIAL) is a laser sight for use on rifles fitted with a Picatinny rail. It is manufactured by Insight Technology. The device is mil spec and is …

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  • 18USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) — is to be the lead ship of her class of United States Navy supercarriers. As announced by the U.S. Navy on January 16 2007, the ship will be named after the 38th President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford. [… …

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  • 19Brevity code — Contents 1 American/NATO codes 1.1 A 1.2 B 1.3 C …

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  • 20Telescopic sight — Scope redirects here. For other uses, see Scope (disambiguation). View through a 4x rifle scope. A telescopic sight, commonly called a scope, is a sighting device that is based on an optical refracting telescope. They are equipped with some form… …

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