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DOD wants to share electronic warfare capabilities across the military

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The Department of Defense is working to share electronic warfare capabilities across the services under a common framework. The nature of threats and how enemies can deliver effects over extremely long ranges has forced the U.S. military to think differently about countermeasures to encompass the entire kill chain, from sensors to weapons approaching their aim points. “Where we historically viewed tactical EW from a Navy perspective, predominantly as ship defense…

DOD placing greater emphasis on protecting electromagnetic systems targeted in electronic warfare

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The protection of radars and communications equipment is gaining higher visibility within the Department of Defense following the 2020 creation of its electromagnetic superiority strategy, according to a top official. Electromagnetic superiority takes the holistic view across the entire spectrum as opposed to focusing on singular areas. As a result, one of the areas that has been neglected and overlooked over the years is electronic protection, said David Tremper, director…