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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

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First electronic warfare prototypes from Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office put to test


By: Jen Judson FORT BLISS, Texas – Echoing through a remote part of one of the Army’s largest U.S. training sites in the desert of the American southwest is a Top 40 song coming from an infantryman’s cracked tablet glinting in the hot sun. The soldier has a variety of frequencies listed on the screen that his… Continue reading First electronic warfare prototypes from Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office put to test

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Forest Service approves special-use permit for Navy electronic warfare training


PAUL GOTTLIEB Mon Jul 31st, 2017 7:02pm PORT ANGELES — The U.S. Forest Service signed a special-use permit Monday allowing the Navy to begin the much-debated electronic-warfare training with mobile-emitter trucks in Olympic National Forest, the agency announced. The permit will be sent by the end of today to Navy officials for their approval, Forest… Continue reading Forest Service approves special-use permit for Navy electronic warfare training