Dr. Markus Jung

Vice President for Directed Energy
Rheinmetall Waffe Munition

Dr. Markus Jung is the head of the of the R&D department Directed Energy at Rheinmetall Waffe Munition. Since 28 years he is working in the field of directed energy technologies covering the areas of HPEM/ EME and HEL Laser. He received both degrees Dipl.-Ing. (1990) and Dr.-Ing. (1996) from the University of Karlsruhe.

Markus Jung is since 1997 with Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH in Unterlüß. There he established in the first years the field of HPEM/EME technologies for countering IEDs, Manpads and UAVs. From 2008 on he is the head of the R&D department Directed Energy and technical responsible for all Directed Energy activities at Rheinmetall Waffe Munition. He moved with his team the laser weapon activities from the laboratory to the open field and demonstrated the capabilities of the high energy laser weapon demonstrators on life fires against various threats.