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EW: Russia Cuts Funds for Aircraft Carrier Modernization


Salient paragraph: What will likely be scrapped are upgrades to the carrier’s electronic warfare, communication, intelligence, navigation, and combat control systems. </end editorial> The overhaul of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier is reportedly affected by budget cuts. By Franz-Stefan Gady October 11, 2017 The modernization and refitting of the flagship of the Russian Navy, the aircraft carrier Admiral… Continue reading EW: Russia Cuts Funds for Aircraft Carrier Modernization

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EW: ATHENA laser weapon ‘kills’ 5 ‘outlaws’


Directed Energy weapons are now a reality to the warfighter, now they are being used against drones / UAVs / RPVs.  This is a big deal. Defending against drones is incredibly difficult, Athena had a 100% success rate.  </end editorial> ATHENA laser weapon ‘kills’ 5 ‘outlaws’ By Allison Barrie, Fox News Silent, invisible, deadly. The powerful… Continue reading EW: ATHENA laser weapon ‘kills’ 5 ‘outlaws’

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EW: Marines standing up electronic warfare support teams


By: Mark Pomerleau in the Marine Times Throughout the last 16 years of counterinsurgency-focused warfare against a technologically inferior enemy, the U.S. armed services divested a multitude of their electronic warfare capabilities from previous decades. However, with rising global challenges — the so-called no-fail missions or the four plus one: Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and violent extremism… Continue reading EW: Marines standing up electronic warfare support teams

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EW: Russian Electronic Warfare Technology is Reshaping Western Attitudes


September 08, 2017 London Paul Another reason for the upswing in online interest regarding Russia’s rumored ability to simply shut off many Western combat systems and proven capability to crash low flying Raven drones and scramble Ukrainian army radio signals: the Israeli Air Force testing Moscow’s willingness to respond to their strikes against targets in Syria,… Continue reading EW: Russian Electronic Warfare Technology is Reshaping Western Attitudes

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EW: It’s Official, the USAF’s Next Jamming Plane Will Be a Gulfstream BizJet


The US military is finding this type of aircraft increasingly attractive for various specialized missions. BY JOSEPH TREVITHICK SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 After weathering Congressional backlash and industry protests, the U.S. Air Force has awarded a contract for new jamming aircraft based on the Gulfstream G550 business jet. The decision puts the service on a road to finally… Continue reading EW: It’s Official, the USAF’s Next Jamming Plane Will Be a Gulfstream BizJet

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US invests $17M in laser tech


By: Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Defense Department is making another multimillion-dollar investment in high-energy lasers that have the potential to destroy enemy drones and mortars, disrupt communication systems and provide military forces with other portable, less costly options on the battlefield. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the… Continue reading US invests $17M in laser tech

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Invisible Artillery: Army Wants Electronic Warfare At All Levels


By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. on August 21, 2017 at 11:01 AM Learn more about Raytheon’s Land Warfare Overmatch Solutions Both centers are involved in the network review as well as the EW review. But “they are really separate … occurring in parallel,” said Col. Sean Keenan, the chief of staff of the Army’s cyber & electronic… Continue reading Invisible Artillery: Army Wants Electronic Warfare At All Levels