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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (165)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> V-MF updates. Arctic states meeting – Russia expected to make big claims. THAAD deploys to Romania. Reports of a major purge in Belarus, believed to be the result of a blown Russian coup plot. NATO SECGEN in Turkey trying to reason with Erdogan’s entourage. Nordstream 2 update.… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (165)

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Air Force Launches Electronic Warfare Roadmap: EMS ECCT 2.0


By Colin Clark for Breaking Defense // on April 24, 2019 at 12:43 PM PENTAGON:  The Air Force is looking across the enterprise to build a comprehensive map of all electronic warfare capabilities for the second stage of its landmark service-wide probe of how to bolster the Air Force’s EW and cyber warfare capabilities. Gen. Paul Selva, vice… Continue reading Air Force Launches Electronic Warfare Roadmap: EMS ECCT 2.0

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EW systems in Donbas established


Please note, these are Russian systems inside Ukraine in the occupied territory in Donbas.  </end editorial> 04/04/2019 | | Donbas | News On April 3, 2019, the official Twitter account of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to OSCE & UN in Vienna  @UKRinOSCE  published a photo of an R-330Zh Zhitel automatic jamming system and a Tirada-2 electronic warfare system that… Continue reading EW systems in Donbas established

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Russia Regularly Uses GPS Spoofing – Report


Tom Jowitt, April 3, 2019, 11:19 am When Russian President Vladimir Putin comes to town, a bubble of spoofed GPS signals surrounds him A report has highlighted the fact that Russia disrupts Global Positioning System (GPS) signals as part of its security practices. The GPS system is a product stemming from the cold war, but since 2000 it… Continue reading Russia Regularly Uses GPS Spoofing – Report

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How will the Army use electronic warfare? The Pentagon’s weapon tester wants to know


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

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Ukraine “testing ground” for Russian military Psyop unit


The following article conflates a number of different issues and is categorizing them as “PsyOps”.   Psychological Operations, or PsyOp in the US, is one field residing within the Special Operations field. Hackers are a part of the US Cyber Command in the US.  Passing someone a text via a cell network would fall within the… Continue reading Ukraine “testing ground” for Russian military Psyop unit