US Navy and USAF to Test High-Power Microwave Missile
HiJENKS is the successor to the AFRL’s Advanced Counter-electronic High-Power Microwave Missile Project, which completed its testing a decade ago. In addition to developing HiJENKS, AFRL is also making progress on a more sophisticated version of the Tactical High Power Operational Responder (THOR) using HPM ( High-Power Microwave ) technology. This weapon is to disable swarms of drones that threaten military bases.
The next generation platform of this advanced missile is named Mjölnir , in honour of the hammer of the mythical god Thor. The AFRL awarded Leidos a $26 million contract in February to develop a prototype Mjölnir and deliver it by early 2024, Defense News wrote.