I qualified as an Electronic Warfare Officer in 1989 and read this article with dismay. A few years after 1989, after the Cold War ended, we dropped the ‘unnecessary’ capability and now we seem to be starting from scratch. It feels like there is no current expertise on hand, everybody is a noob. Some years… Continue reading How will the Army use electronic warfare? The Pentagon’s weapon tester wants to know
By: Mark Pomerleau A U.S. Army official is describing results from the recent deployment of an urgent electronic warfare capability to Europe as mixed. In light of advanced Russian capabilities in theater, the U.S. Army decided it couldn’t wait for the current trajectory of the service’s official program schedule for the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management… Continue reading Here’s what the Army is saying about its new electronic warfare solution
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’
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?
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
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
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