HELSTF

AcronymDefinition
HELSTFHigh Energy Laser Systems Test Facility (White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico)
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Earlier in 1996, TRW (Redondo Beach, CA) and a team of US and Israeli subcontractors demonstrated the concept of using a chemical high-energy laser to shoot down a rocket in a live-fire demonstration at the US Army's High Energy Laser System Test Facility (HELSTF) at White Sands Missile Range, NM.
An additional $50 million, said US Army sources, will provide for tests at the HELSTF and possibly further tests in Israel.
The MIRACL-SLBD combination, housed at the Army's High Energy Laser System Test Facility (HELSTF), White Sands Missile Range, NM, has been used to test and prove out several weapons concepts, from the Navy's ship self-defense programs to the Air Force's ABL and Army's Nautilus programs.