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DOD bolstering electromagnetic survivability of systems

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For new systems, there will be new parameters program managers must meet to ensure systems will be survivable in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Electronic warfare 'keeps me up at night': undersecretary of the Army

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While not explicitly one of the Army’s key top named priorities, electronic warfare is something that keeps the service’s number two “up at night.” “It is something that definitely keeps me up at night,” Gabe Camarillo, the undersecretary of the Army told reporters following his participation in an event at the Association of the U.S. Army Wednesday. “I’ve been concerned about the EW and electronic protection capabilities in the Army…

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…

US needs to harness software to be more adaptable in electromagnetic warfare

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Driven by the high paced software nature of modern systems, the U.S. needs to be more agile, adaptable and redundant in electromagnetic warfare to keep pace with sophisticated adversaries, officials maintain. Modern software systems turn the old Cold War paradigm — where signals were collected, brought back to laboratories for analysis and countermeasures devised — on its head. “I think the name of the game is when we’re looking at…

Air Force creates new information warfare training detachment

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The Air Force has created a new information warfare training and research detachment aimed at improving the way the service prepares airmen to conduct operations. Air Combat Command created the new entity March 22 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. It will be a subordinate unit of the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, with locations at the 67th Cyberspace Wing at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas,…