Northrop Grumman to Provide Laser Locators
Northrop Grumman Corp. of Los Angeles has been awarded a $17.5 million contract by the US Army to provide more than 500 handheld laser target locators to assist soldiers in identifying enemy targets. The Mark VII can be used for surveillance and for targeting enemy positions for air or artillery engagement.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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