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Incidentally, the title is a non-US phrase. Most appropriate, however.
Bottom line, the US has never operated in an EW-heavy restricted environment or war zone since the Cold Ware. If our drones are for shit, how about the rest of our equipment? Do we need to go back to a Tempesting type mindset again? Faraday cages? How about real no-crap electronic security? How about EP? ECM?
How about strategic EW capabilities? Anything ground or land based and not hung on the wings of a platform? What if we can’t fly? Russia has them. It appears we dismiss the threat so easily we are going to get our asses waxed, and not in a good way. Okay, whacked.
FYI, Russia just tested anti-satellite weapons.
When will our military come into the 21st century? Stop trying to make EMS a domain and protect our military, instead.
Correction, during the Cold War, the Soviets bombarded the West with EW constantly. ht to CK
The notion that Russian cyber and EW was at the capability level of Islamist insurgents was never supportable, nevertheless, evidently believed in some circles ….
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