electromagnetic warfare

Members from the 114th Electromagnetic Warfare Squadron, 71st, 73rd, and 75th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Squadrons, 392d Combat Training Squadron, and 379th Space Range Squadron, pose for a group photo during BLACK SKIES 23-3 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Sept. 21, 2023. (Space Force photo)

Space Force’s latest ‘Black Skies’ training event focused on drone threats, joint operations

Black Skies live simulation training is aimed at developing Space Force guardians’ skills in tactical space electromagnetic warfare operations.
An EC-37B Compass Call arrives at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Aug. 17, 2022. Compass Call suppresses air defenses by preventing the transmission of essential information between adversaries, their weapon systems, and control networks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Vaughn Weber)

Air Force to activate two electronic warfare assessment detachments this month

The first two detachments for the 950th Spectrum Warfare Group, within the 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing, will stand up at Robins Air Force Base Oct. 25.
U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, fly alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, over the Pacific Ocean, May 23, 2023. The U.S. is committed to denying adversarial aggression through strategic airpower aimed to deter and dominate aggressors in any airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Yosselin Campos)

Air Force spectrum wing activates new unit focused on reprogramming mission data files

Detachment 1, also known as Det 1, is part of the 350th Spectrum Warfare Group.
A U.S. Air Force EC-130H Compass Call takes its final flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Feb. 28, 2022. The Compass Call system employed offensive counter-information and electronic attack capabilities in support of U.S. and coalition tactical air, surface and special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Miller)

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

Software defined capabilities will allow the U.S. to be more agile against sophisticated threats.