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Focus on Directed Energy Systems

Here at QinetiQ, we are at the forefront of disruptive technology, delivering mission-critical solutions that respond to our customers’ needs at pace, across the defence, security and critical national infrastructure markets.

We have a deep understanding of the needs and future requirements of the UK MOD, currently supporting a number of vital missions and projects across all domains, adopting a mission-led innovation approach to harness new technology. Our focus markets are in four of the five eyes community, with an established US business and growing footprint in Australia and Canada, enabling vast collaboration opportunities across the globe. As world-leading experts in creating capability to solve complex problems, accelerating these to reality with advanced test and evaluation and providing the assurance to achieve competitive advantage, we have the solution for you.

Powering the Electrified Battlespace

Our report brings together international expertise from military strategists, scientists, engineers and academics to give you actionable recommendations on electrifying warfighting technology.

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Directed Energy Effector Systems - A Primer

This whitepaper explores High Energy Lasers (HEL) and High Power Radio Frequency (HPRF) Effectors. Click here to view and download as a PDF.

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Explanation of Coherent Beam Combination

A game changing technology that enables delivery of more power on target - where Directed Energy (DE) takes effect. Click here to view and download as a PDF.

Power: Directed Energy Systems

Directed energy systems have the potential to transform military approaches. Find out how to make the desirable practical through advanced power.

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The challenges of Directed Energy Systems

We have been at the forefront in development of world-leading HEL technologies. But how do we solve the challenges of Directed Energy? Click here to view and download as a PDF.

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The Directed Energy Effector Market

The Directed Energy effector market is at infancy stage but is set to grow significantly. We explore the key elements and the near term and medium term demand. Click to view and download as a PDF.

Novel Systems, Weapons & Effects

Technology is at the forefront of enabling operational advantage against sophisticated and agile threats by delivering effects with precision.

Dstl Awards £300m Weapons Sector Research Framework (WSRF) Contract to QinetiQ

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has signed a 5 year framework contract which is budgeted to be worth £300m over that period with QinetiQ, and their key partners MBDA and Thales, to lead the Weapons Sector Research Framework (WSRF).

QinetiQ will provide the high-powered laser system and conduct the trial
Case Study: UK DRAGONFIRE - Transforming future weapons technology

The Directed Energy effector market is at infancy stage but is set to grow significantly. We explore the key elements and the near term and medium term demand. Click to view and download as a PDF.