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The Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) fosters research, development and transition of directed energy (DE) technologies, including high energy laser (HEL) and high power microwave (HPM) technologies, for national defense and civilian applications through professional communication and education. More about DE programs and organizations.


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  • Drones Armed with HELs May Arrive in 2017  
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Recent DEPS Publications
Check out these new publications available now from the Online Store.
2014 UPL Workshop
2014 DE Systems Symposium
2014 SSDLTR Technical Digest
Journal of DE
Journal of Directed Energy, Vol.5,No.3, Fall 2014
Current Papers (Updated: 1 September)



5 October 15: Please note that we are experiencing technical difficulties with online payments via the DEPS website at this time. We are working to resolve the problem, but until that time, if you wish to make a credit card payment, please call Tiffany Bjelke at 505-998-4910 and she can process the payment manually.

Initial Announcements

Directed Energy to DC Exhibition, Spring 2016, Washington, D.C.

   International High Power Laser Ablation & Directed Energy Conference, 4-7 April 2016, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Abstracts are being accepted through Friday 25 September.

Recent Events

Directed Energy Systems Symposium, 14-18 September 2015, Norfolk, Virginia.

Fellow Nomination Deadline Extended

   DEPS Fellows are esteemed members of the Directed Energy community, noted for creative contributions and distinguished service. The deadline for Fellow nominations has been extended to 1 November 2015. Information on the nomination process is available here.


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Last updated: 5 October 2015