Electronic Warfare

Electronic Warfare

Photo illus. by Wikimedia U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Harbour (RELEASED)US Navy

The US Navy is boosting its fleet protection by adding advanced electro-optic/infrared capabilities to its carriers, destroyers, frigates, amphibious and landing helicopter assault ships. A...
UGVs by ROBOTEAM

Providing certainty in unknown environments and protecting the lives of combat troops and law enforcement personnel in the most challenging combat scenarios - this...
unmanned systems

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) threats have become a challenge to law enforcement, military and commercial organizations alike. As a majority of the UAVs cannot...
Photo illus. US DoD

The US Air Force is integrating a new GPS simulator for weapons testing under electronic warfare — jamming — environments. The move is part...
Photo illus. gps geospatial by PIXABAY

GNSS spoofing has become a growing security threat. This type of attack is a malicious attempt to alter a user's global navigation satellite system...
electronic spectrum

In uncontrolled environments, secure communications can be jeopardized by RF signals that are almost impossible to manually find and identify in real-time. New technology...
Photo illust US Navy

With the goal to equip its armed forces with emerging and disruptive technologies, the Latvian MoD will invest some $1.4 million in three innovative...

The US Army is preparing for the multi-domain battlefield. The Next year, the Army’s multi-domain task forces will serve as primary testbeds for the...

The modern battlefield depends on the electromagnetic domain for sensing, communications, and navigation. Protecting them has become mission-critical for success in combat.  Israel Aerospace Industries...
photo illus. satellite by Pixabay

The proliferation of electronic devices designed to interfere with Global Positioning System signals is a problem for the Pentagon and for many industries that...
Photo illus. drone - by PIKIST

By Or Shalom In recent years, the threat of unmanned aerial vehicles on critical infrastructures and vessels has been a growing security challenge. The use...
fighter aircraft

A new autonomous aircraft could become the next-generation of drones that accompany manned planes into battle. Northrop Grumman has unveiled the stealthy jet Model...

Identifying the forces at the battlefield, differentiating friendly forces from the enemy, is a crucial capability. Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) systems provide time-critical insights that...
anti-jamming

Missions and lives depend on warfighters' ability to find their way in unfamiliar and unpredictable territory. A new GPS receiver receives the new M-code...

The US Army is seeking to develop a high-altitude warfare sensor that can fly over enemy territories, transmit data, and potentially even work as...

Electronic warfare capability will be provided to US infantry units, a capability not always available due to various constraints. The U.S. Army recently awarded...

Defining the Problem The modern battlefield is characterized by a proliferation of sensors and threats to friendly forces in terms of quantity, range, and integration....
electromagnetic spectrum, Photo illus. soldiers by US National Archives

The US Department of Defense’s air, land, maritime, space, and cyberspace operations depend on the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS). In the midst of commercial advances,...

As the US Army is gearing up to field a raft of electronic warfare equipment — including combined cyber and signals intelligence — it...

Airspace management will become considerably more complex with the entrance to service of more and more unmanned aerial systems, creating new safety and security...
EW

M-Code is a new anti-spoofing, anti-jamming GPS signal designated for military use. With adversaries trying to jam and spoof signals to disrupt forces and...
electronic spectrum

Adversaries of the US have noted the opportunity to disrupt U.S. forces through the spectrum, adopting high-tech methods to block access and jam or...