The goal of Directed Energy Outreach is to educate so that informed decisions can be made to transition Directed Energy to it's intended users. The campaign started in January 2009 with a Bridging the Gap Conference in Albuquerque hosted by nmOptics. The most recent event was held March 2012 in Washington DC called DE2DC hosted by DEPS.
Congressman Lamborn CO at Rayburn House Exhibit
Fifteen exhibitors displayed mature Directed Energy Technology on 27 March 2012 at the Rayburn house in Washington DC as part of DE2DC. A new Caucus called the DE caucus was approved in Nov 2011. Congressman Heinrich and Congressman Lamborn are the co-chairs of this new caucus.