Electronic Warfare

Electronic Warfare

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The US Air Force is integrating a new GPS simulator for weapons testing under electronic warfare — jamming — environments. The move is part...
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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...
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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 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...
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The proliferation of electronic devices designed to interfere with Global Positioning System signals is a problem for the Pentagon and for many industries that...
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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...

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...

In GPS-denied environments, such as underground, in dense urban areas, and where GPS is jammed, warfighters need alternative location solutions. A new technology uses...

The US Army’s vision for 2028 focuses on preparing Soldiers for possible warfare with near-peer competitors, who have used electronic warfare to disrupt communications...
drones

A recent collaboration enhances counter-drone capabilities on tethered aerial vehicles (TAVs). Zenith AeroTech, a developer of heavy-lift tethered aerial vehicles, has partnered with DroneShield...

To navigate in electronic-warfare (EW) environments, armed forces need reliable and resilient GNSS/GPS positioning with anti-jam technology.  A new anti-jam technology for assured positioning, navigation...
counter gps jamming

The Israeli company infiniDome, developing security solutions against GPS jamming in drones, vehicles, and critical infrastructure, has accomplished another milestone on its way to...
ew strategy

The U.S. military wants to develop high-power microwave amplifiers that generate enough electromagnetic radiation to disrupt, disable, or damage targeted electronic components and circuits. Defense...