The Center for Directed Energy was awarded an AFOSR-sponsored Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) with University of Dayton (lead) and four other collaborating schools on the topic title "Wave Optics of Deep Atmospheric Turbulence: From Underlying Physics towards Predictive Modeling, Mitigation and Exploitation". Total award is $4.5M for three years with $3.0M for two option years. CDE will receive $270k per year.
On 13 June 2012, the Dayton Daily News reported on this success. Check out the full story at http://www.daytondailynews.com/business/local-jobs-could-come-from-ud-research-contract-1390723.html?printArticle=y.