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Military warns EMP attack could wipe out America, ‘democracy, world order’


The report is available here.   </end editorial> In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to educate the nation on a growing threat, a new military study warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran could essentially challenge the United States and displace millions. “Based on the totality of… Continue reading Military warns EMP attack could wipe out America, ‘democracy, world order’

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Can Army Afford The Electronic Warfare Force It Wants?


WASHINGTON: Army planners are thrashing out how many electronic warfare specialists the service needs, not just to rebuild radio-jamming and spoofing capability in combat units, but to create a training cadre that can sustain the EW corps for the long-term. Whether this plan for robust growth — certainly hundreds of soldiers, possibly over a thousand — will… Continue reading Can Army Afford The Electronic Warfare Force It Wants?

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EW: China reveals prototype configuration of jam-resistant and counter-stealth quantum radar


7 November 2018 BEIJING – China claims to have revealed a prototype of an advanced quantum radar that is resistant to jamming and may be able to detect stealth aircraft. The Military & Aerospace Electronics take: 7 Nov. 2018 — The system’s operation is rooted in proven science and could be game-changing, but the Chinese still face significant development… Continue reading EW: China reveals prototype configuration of jam-resistant and counter-stealth quantum radar

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Ukraine as Clandestine Testing Ground for Russian Electronic Warfare


This appears to be not only EW but cyber warfare, as well.   </end editorial> Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 157 By: Yuri Lapaiev November 5, 2018 The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reported at the end of October that one of its long-range unmanned aerial… Continue reading Ukraine as Clandestine Testing Ground for Russian Electronic Warfare

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Ignoring EMP threat is a death sentence for Americans


Russia, China, North Korea, Pakistan, India, France, the UK, Israel, and the United States have nuclear weapons. Iran is close.  High-altitude nuclear weapon detonations (HEMP) or a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) are the two most disastrous events which could be preventable. We narrowly missed one such event in 2012 from a CME. A rogue nation… Continue reading Ignoring EMP threat is a death sentence for Americans

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Army delivering EW vehicles to FORSCOM this fall


August 15, 2018 | Ashley Tressel The Army’s Rapid Equipping Force this month will complete testing of tactical vehicles equipped with electronic warfare offensive and defensive capabilities for delivery to soldiers this fall. The REF and its partners developed the new vehicles, composed of an EW system mounted on the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle “in… Continue reading Army delivering EW vehicles to FORSCOM this fall

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Army Boosts Electronic Warfare Numbers, Training, Role


By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. on August 07, 2018 at 4:00 AM https://breakingdefense.com/2018/08/army-boosts-electronic-warfare-numbers-training-role AUSA: The Army is giving its electronic warfare force more troops, more training, and a more prominent role in combat headquarters, senior officers said here Thursday, pushing back on criticisms that the service neglects EW even as Russia and China pull ahead. The number of EW troops has increased from 813 (both officers and enlisted)in… Continue reading Army Boosts Electronic Warfare Numbers, Training, Role