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Sensor-guided threat countermeasure system

United States Patent

December 25, 2012
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A countermeasure system for use by a target to protect against an incoming sensor-guided threat. The system includes a laser system for producing a broadband beam and means for directing the broadband beam from the target to the threat. The countermeasure system comprises the steps of producing a broadband beam and directing the broad band beam from the target to blind or confuse the incoming sensor-guided threat.
Stuart; Brent C. (Livermore, CA), Hackel; Lloyd A. (Livermore, CA), Hermann; Mark R. (Danville, CA), Armstrong; James P. (Livermore, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
10/ 883,240
June 30, 2004
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.