WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, March 21, at approximately 1:15 p.m. ET/11:15 a.m. MT, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and founder of the first ever Congressional Directed Energy Caucus, will deliver a keynote address at the 2018 Directed Energy Summit in Washington, D.C.
Senator Heinrich has led a bipartisan effort with industry, advocacy groups, and the military services to establish a $100 million directed energy weapons program. He is spearheading efforts to transition directed energy weapon systems, like high-energy-lasers and high-powered-microwaves, many of which are developed in New Mexico, out of the laboratories and into the hands of the warfighters.
WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.)
WHAT: Keynote At 2018 Directed Energy Summit
WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, at approximately 1:15 p.m. ET/11:15 a.m. MT
WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004