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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.

Air Force organizing new electronic warfare 'sprint'

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Following several organizational changes within the Air Force in the last three years, it will be conducting a sprint to examine gaps and resources needed to achieve superiority in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Senators propose big boost in funding to upgrade DOD’s test ranges

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New legislation calls for spending more than $1.8 billion in the next fiscal year to improve the Pentagon’s infrastructure for developing and testing new and emerging technologies. Congress allocated $798 million in fiscal 2022 to the Defense Department’s lab and test range modernization activities focused on space systems, the electromagnetic spectrum, hypersonics, directed energy, and targets. And for fiscal 2023, the Pentagon had requested $1.26 billion for “strategic test infrastructure…

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…

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…

This Air Force unit will be critical to enabling JADC2

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The Air Force’s new 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing will play a critical role in the Pentagon’s warfighting concept aimed at providing commanders with more and better information to make decisions faster than adversaries. Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), as the concept is known, seeks to better connect and correlate sensor data to shooters and decision-makers so they can sense, make sense and act inside the cycle of their adversary…