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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

Electronic Warfare · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

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

Electronic Warfare · Information operations · Information Warfare

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

cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

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

Electronic Warfare · Information operations · Information Warfare

Here’s what the Army is saying about its new electronic warfare solution


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

Electronic Warfare · Information operations · Information Warfare

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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Defeating Drone Threats


I hate articles which are just manufacturing Press Releases or advertisements. This is one. I include it, however, because it does give a fairly simplistic overview of drones and anti-drone systems. The best thing, however, is a study they cite. The study cited in the Press Release is at Counter-Drone Systems – Center for the Study of… Continue reading Defeating Drone Threats