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NEWS | Sept. 1, 2016

Directed Energy For Widespread Vegetation Control A Step Closer To Reality




Global Neighbor, Inc.

  • LOCATION: Centerville, Ohio
  • TOPIC NUMBER: AF121-207
  • TOPIC TITLE: Floral Disruptor – Directed Energy Weed Abatement and Prevention Tool
  • TECHNICAL PROJECT OFFICE: Air Force Test Center, Edwards AFB, CA

The need to spend millions of dollars yearly on toxic chemicals for weed control across U.S. military installations may be cut drastically in the not-too-distant future.

Ohio-based Global Neighbor Inc. recently demonstrated several prototypes of directed energy-based machines to tackle unwanted vegetation that were developed with support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/ Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program.


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