September 22, 2011

Boeing announces the company and the Air Force Research Lab successfully completed the first flight test of a new high-powered microwave weapon at the Utah Test and Training Range earlier in the year (no specific data given). The Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP) began in April 2009 with award of a three-year contract to demonstrate the ability to neutralize electronic targets while minimizing collateral damage.