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CLClear (Morse Code abbreviation)
CLClass
CLChile (country code, top level domain)
CLChampions' League (Union of European Football Associations)
CLCAS (Column Address Strobe) Latency
CLClose(d)
CLClaim
CLColor
CLClearance
CLClassification
CLCloser (baseball pitcher)
CLClinic
CLContact Lens
CLCraig's List (online community)
CLCommon LISP
CLCluster
CLControl Language
CLCloth
CLClause
CLCircular Letter
CLLight Cruiser (Cruiser-Light)
CLChlorine
CLCeltic (linguistics)
CLCloset
CLComputational Linguistics
CLCommon Law
CLCentral Locking
CLConsumer Lab
CLClosed Loop
CLClarinet
CLCaprolactone
CLCommand Language
CLCreative Loafing (Charlotte, NC weekly publication)
CLCaltanissetta (Sicilia, Italy)
CLComponents List
CLColgate-Palmolive (stock symbol)
CLCooperative Learning
CLChinese Language
CLChain Link (Fence)
CLCheck List
CLCotton Lycra (fabric)
CLCopyleft (license)
CLComputer Lab
CLCatholic-Link
CLClarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS newspaper)
CLChemical Element
CLComparative Literature (various schools)
CLCenterline
CLControl Logic
CLCalifornian (rabbit breed)
CLCounty Library
CLCourtney Love (musician)
CLCivil Law
CLConfidence Level
CLConfidence Limit
CLCity of London
CLControlled Load
CLCode: Lyoko (cartoon)
CLCollaborator
CLCounty Line
CLCaps Lock
CLChicken Little
CLCharacter Limit
CLCurrent Liabilities
CLCorpus Luteum
CLConnectionless
CLChild Labour
CLCustomer Loyalty
CLCathodoluminescence
CLCredit Lyonnais (French Bank)
CLChange List (software development)
CLCystic Lymphangioma
CLCompatibility List
CLCorpus Linguistics (Conference)
CLComputing Laboratory
CLCode Lyoko (French TV cartoon)
CLCarload
CLCableLabs (Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.)
CLCurrent Limiting
CLCliff Lee (baseball player)
CLCentiliter
CLComunione e Liberazione (Italian: Communion and Liberation; Catholic movement founded in 1954)
CLCyber Law
CLCutaneous Leishmaniasis
CLCurrent Loop (electronics)
CLCandidate List
CLCounty Law
CLContacts List
CLContinuous Learning
CLCentral League (Japanese baseball)
CLControl Limit
CLChaos Legion (video game)
CLCompetent Leader (Toastmasters)
CLCurrent Limiter
CLChain Lightning (gaming)
CLCrew Leader
CLCable Link
CLCentral Luzon (Philippines)
CLContainer Load (shipping)
CLClear Liquids
CLClan Leader (gaming)
CLContract Labor
CLCustoms Law
CLCine Latino (Mexico)
CLCol Legno (string instrument technique)
CLChapter Leader
CLCrimson Land (game)
CLCathedral of Learning (University of Pittsburgh)
CLCombat Log (gaming)
CLCactus League (baseball)
CLClassified Loan (finance)
CLCompliance Level
CLChemical Laser
CLCourse Line
CLCarrier Landing
CLCommon Light
CLCourt Leave
CLChess Life (journal)
CLCoefficient of Lift
CLContinuous Load
CLControl Loading
CLCenter of Lift
CLCasual Leave (India)
CLConversion Loss
CLCombat Load
CLCentre for Limnology (Nieuwersluis, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
CLCoolant Loop
CLCopper Loss
CLCable Lug
CLChat Life
CLFraternity of Communion and Liberation
CLClient Logic (BPO Company)
CLCompensatory Leave
CLCatalunya Lliure
CLCoordination Level
CLCecile Licad (classical pianist)
CLCoordination Line
CLChronic Liar
CLConfigured Load
CLCapabilities Select
CLContract Linguist (US government)
CLCapture Latch
CLChivalry Legions (gaming clan, Runescape)
CLCued Language
CLContractor Leased
CLConfrontation Line
CLLift Co-Efficient (aircraft)
CLClobber Hand (gaming; Mega Man)
CLCertificate in Logistics
CLCombinator Logic
CLCaritas Lebanon (Catholic charity)
CLAir Post Semi-Official (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
CLCodeLeakers (gaming forum)
CLClosed Loop Control Logic
CLCity and County Library
CLCommonality List (NASA)
CLCompartmentalized Level
CLClanless Losers (Counter-Strike clan)
CLClay, Low Compressibility (LL < 50)
CLClear Job Indicator
CLCheerlead/Cheerleading/Cheerleader
CLClass Complexity/Size Due to Local Methods
CLControlled Iteration Last Pass
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Caption: Developed to protect large fixed-wing platforms, Indra's Manta (MANpads Threat Avoidance) multi-spectral multi-band Dircm uses a relatively large, but powerful, chemical laser supplied by Rosoboronexport in Russia, although work on a compact version is underway.
A COIL device was installed in a C-1 30H in late 2007, and during a test on 7 August 2008, the ATL aircraft fired its high-energy chemical laser through its beam-control system, which acquired a ground target and guided the laser beam to it, as directed by the ATL's battle-management system.
The BILL, part of the ABL's beam-control/fire-control system, is used to measure atmospheric turbulence which would degrade the beam quality of ABL's megawatt-class chemical laser. The BILLS laser beam illuminates a small spot on the target missile and measures the distortion of reflected light caused by turbulence in the air This information enables a deformable mirror to make compensating corrections to the ABL's chemical laser beam.
The high-power chemical laser is expected to shoot down an enemy missile during tests in the fall.
ABL is equipped with a powerful megawatt-class chemical laser designed to defend against hostile ballistic attack.
A high-energy chemical laser was installed on a C-130H in December, thereby achieving a key milestone for Boeing in the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration programme.
The megawatt-class deuterium fluoride chemical laser, which lies at the heart of the THEL, is a very mature technology.
Additionally, the study concluded that the solid-state-laser jammer proposed by Northrop Grumman posed technical risks that the ATIRCM program, already delayed by problems with its own chemical laser, can ill afford.
Marquet of SDIO reports that a space-based chemical laser is farthest along, having about 15 years of research and development behind it.
The program calls for TRW to field and test a deployable deuterium fluoride chemical laser at the company's facilities.
In 2004 it achieved "first light" from its primary chemical laser. In 2005 it accomplished the first flight with its beam-control subsystem, and fired the laser at lethal power levels and durations.
Adding to the appeal is that solid-state lasers are much more compact, and less noxious, than chemical laser systems such as the one in the works for the 747-centric Airborne Laser.