Monthly Archives: December 2021

THOR: AFRL Electromagnetic counter-swarm drone weapon

Air Force Research Laboratory’s THOR is a portable counter-UAS system, capable of destroying swarms of drones at speed-of-light, at long range, in its base defense mission. In 2019, scientists and engineers, working in AFRL’s Directed Energy Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, were tasked with the challenge of creating a technology that would provide additional […]