AZ, UNITED STATES 07.25.2017 Story by Dustin Gabus Rapid Equipping Force – U.S. Army YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.—Against the stillness and quiet of the desolate Yuma desert, an invisible battle raged in the brutal summer heat. However, instead of bullets and bombs, these combatants harnessed the power of electromagnetic waves to disrupt their opponent. The U.S.… Continue reading REF conducts ‘Desert Burnoff’ EW assessment
What Might be the 2025 Equivalent of a 1980s CEWI Battalion? Journal Article | July 21, 2017 – 3:08am Tricia M. Clarke “One of the most important duties Army professionals is to think clearly about the problem of future armed conflict.” — General David Perkins The integration of intelligence and electronic warfare (IEW) assets with maneuver… Continue reading What Might be the 2025 Equivalent of a 1980s CEWI Battalion?
Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 95 By: Sergey Sukhankin July 19, 2017 05:25 PM Russia’s Radio-Electronic Technologies Group (KRET), part of the state-owned high-technology corporation Rostec, announced on June 10 that “work on a new gadget that can imitate a group of jets, rockets or a massive missile attack” has entered the final stage.… Continue reading Russian Capabilities in Electronic Warfare: Plans, Achievements and Expectations
This appears in Signal, the magazine of AFEA. </end editorial> July 1, 2017 By Sandra Jontz About the Author The service works to create a cultural shift and curb weaknesses as divides between disciplines disappear. The U.S. Army is serious about the narrative that it is serious about cyber. The service has put its organizational architecture… Continue reading Army Accelerates Cyber, EW Integration
June 26, 2017 Robert Beckhusen Raytheon tests helicopter-borne laser pod The thrust of the U.S. military’s laser weapon tests have focused on the sea, on land and aboard fixed-wing aircraft. You need a lot of power to generate a beam capable of burning through a target, which limits where you can stick a laser. But they… Continue reading DE: The Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter
As the military moves away from the COIN focused fight, and prepares for a more conventional near-peer adversary it is important that we lead the charge in defense innovation and development. With defense spending on the rise and technical advancements in power generation, thermal management, and HEL laser beam quality and control the time to… Continue reading Directed Energy & Next Generation Munitions Summit
—John A. Tirpak The Defense Department will likely wrap up its analysis of alternatives on a new Penetrating Electronic Attack aircraft within a month, Pentagon electronic warfare guru Bill Conley told attendees at an AFA Mitchell Institute program June 22. Conley, who’s the deputy director of electronic warfare in the Office of the Secretary of… Continue reading Electronic Attack Jet Analysis of Alternatives Coming in July