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Airmen at Joint Base Langley Eustis, Virginia perform field exercises during Force Protection Operational Rehearsal (FPOR). An Airman (right) carries the dismounted “manpack” JCREW system to show capabilities during the event in November of 2022. (Defense Dept. photo)

Navy sees IED and drone jamming as important use case for AI

The JCREW I1B1 system is used by the U.S. Navy, Air Force and international partners such as Australia.
A Jordanian F-16 Fighting Falcon deploys flares during Exercise Eager Lion in Jordan, Sept. 14, 2022. Eager Lion 22 is a multilateral exercise hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, designed to exchange military expertise, and improve interoperability among partner nations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Anthony Prater)

F-16 electronic self-protection system completes government lab integration

The F-16 IVEWS system finished an important step before its first flight test.
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to “Wild Bill” Platoon, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment conduct electronic warfare training during Combined Resolve XV, Feb. 23, 2021 at the Hohenfels Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Julian Padua)

Commonality, adaptability will be key for Army to stay ahead of electronic warfare threats

Open systems architectures will help the Army stay ahead of threats and concepts as they rapidly evolve within the electromagnetic spectrum.
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Ukrainian soldiers of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade prepare a SkyWiper anti-drone weapon at the front line near the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, on June 17, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Anatolii STEPANOV / AFP) (Photo by ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP via Getty Images)

DOD looking to buy a batch of SkyWiper counter-drone weapons for international partners

U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command is conducting market research ahead of an anticipated purchase of up to 100 handheld drone jammers.
Under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), two F-15s assigned to the Massachusetts Air National Guard and two CF-18 assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force fly in formation behind a KC-135 assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during air-defense Operation NOBLE DEFENDER, Oct. 27, 2022. (U.S. Air National Guard Photos by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Hoover)

Air Force activates two electromagnetic spectrum assessment detachments

The detachments are the seeds for building the 950th Spectrum Warfare Group, which has the most important mission within the 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing, according to its…
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to “Wild Bill” Platoon, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment conduct electronic warfare training during Combined Resolve XV, Feb. 23, 2021 at the Hohenfels Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Julian Padua)

Army expects new developer services contract for EW visualization tool early this fiscal year

In the next phase of the Army's EWPMT program, the service wants to tackle architecture issues.
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