I’m not quite certain the US “destroyed” the Iranian drone, but it did disable it, and the drone then crashed into the Persian Gulf. This little gem was hidden in the bottom of the article. “A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the drone on Thursday was brought down through electronic jamming.” Therefore,… Continue reading EW: U.S. says Navy ship ‘destroyed’ Iranian drone in Gulf
This article illustrates Russia’s disdain for international law and reveals future planning and current capabilities. Meanwhile, the US and the West seldom operate under ‘signal constrained’ conditions, and hardly ever under intense EW attacks – real or otherwise. We, the US, chose not to develop Operational or Strategic jamming capabilities when the Army stood… Continue reading EW: As U.S. Forces Gather Near Iran (Think F-22s and F-35s), Russia Jams Their GPS
By: Kelsey Reichmann Israeli pilots have reported the loss of a GPS signal near Tel Aviv for nearly three weeks and officials believe Russia could be to blame. The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) reported the disruptions in a June 25 press release. The Israel Airports Authority (IAA) confirmed the reports June… Continue reading EW: Why can’t Israeli pilots get a GPS signal?
By: Mark Pomerleau When the Russian military attacked Ukraine, it prevented units from communicating with each other by turning to powerful electronic jamming tools. The U.S. Army, however, is not interested in the same raw demonstration of force. Instead, U.S. officials are following a philosophy that relies on “surgical” attacks. This could include creating an… Continue reading What’s the best way for the Army to demonstrate force via electronic warfare?
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)
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
Congressional Research Service U.S. Military Electronic Warfare Research and Development: Recent Funding Projections