18 October 2004 High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office: a mission overview
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The High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office (HEL-JTO) was established in 2000 for the purpose of developing and executing a comprehensive investment strategy for HEL science and technology that would underpin weapons development. The JTO is currently sponsoring 80 programs across industry, academia, and government agencies with a budget of approximately $60 million. The competitively awarded programs are chosen to advance the current state of the art in HEL technology and fill technology gaps, thus providing a broad capability that can be harvested in acquisition programs by the military services.
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Don D. Seeley, Don D. Seeley, John M. Slater, John M. Slater, "High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office: a mission overview", Proc. SPIE 5552, Target-in-the-Loop: Atmospheric Tracking, Imaging, and Compensation, (18 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.557898; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.557898
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