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Russia’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities to 2025


International Centre for Defence and Security, Tallinn, Estonia Author: McDermott, Roger N. Project director: Jermalavičius, Tomas Publication date: September 2017 Keywords: Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD), Capabilities & Capability Planning, Command & Control, Electronic Warfare, Defence Acquisition, Defence Industry, NATO, Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Georgia Executive Summary Russia’s Armed Forces’ electronic warfare (EW) capability development will pose a serious… Continue reading Russia’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities to 2025

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Army delivers first electronic warfare weapons to troops in Europe


By Scott Maucione @smaucioneWFED February 9, 2018 3:18 pm The Army Rapid Capabilities Office is delivering some of its first electronic warfare capabilities to soldiers in Europe. Soldiers in the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 1st Infantry Division are the first to receive prototype systems that fight against adversaries on the electromagnetic spectrum. “For the last 16 years, 17… Continue reading Army delivers first electronic warfare weapons to troops in Europe

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EW: DoD jams GPS in western states for joint exercise


By: Daniel Cebul The Defense Department is experimenting with how to perform combat operations in GPS-denied environments as part of a series of war games that started Friday, The Drive reported. The games will be held on the outskirts of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base. Known as Red Flagexercises, the joint exercise will test the ability of… Continue reading EW: DoD jams GPS in western states for joint exercise

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Event: Russia’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities to 2025


Challenging NATO in the Electromagnetic Spectrum Monday, January 29, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm CSIS Headquarters REGISTRATION This event will be webcast live from this page. Roger McDermott examines how and why Russia’s military has turned its attention to more fully exploiting the electromagnetic spectrum by employing electronic warfare (EW) assets. He will discuss… Continue reading Event: Russia’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities to 2025

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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