HELWS

AcronymDefinition
HELWSHigh Energy Laser Weapons System
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Albertine, the service's former director of DEW programs, a high energy laser weapon system (HELWS) that uses a free electron laser (FEL) offers a new weapon for ships facing new threats.
The fundamental shift in war-fighting "profoundly affects the basic performance requirements placed on potential shipboard HELWS," Albertine and Cook said in a recent paper.