Future V-22 Weapons May Range from Lasers to Sonic Waves

(Military.com) The Air Force and Marine Corps have for years envisioned future V-22 weapons to better aid special operators moving into and out of hostile territory aboard the tilt-rotor aircraft. The list may now include lasers.

He said the intent is not to turn the V-22 into a close-air-support, AH-64 Apache or AH-1W Super Cobra-style attack gunship, but to have reinforcements.

He said the intent is not to turn the V-22 into a close-air-support, AH-64 Apache or AH-1W Super Cobra-style attack gunship, but to have reinforcements. John “Bones” Parker, Tiltrotor Business Development manager for Boeing Co. and a former Marine aviator.

Source: POSTED BY: ORIANA PAWLYK, Military.com (March 30, 2017)

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