Tags Multi-Function Electronic Warfare-Air Large

After zeroing out procurement, Army now finding aerial jammer to be critical enabler for multi-domain operations

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — After facing procurement cuts last year to the Army’s aerial jamming pod, top officials are pleased with the development efforts and are even looking at the platform to be a key part of the service’s so-called deep sensing priority. “I’m really impressed with the MFEW program that the Army has,” Gabe Camarillo, undersecretary of the Army, told reporters Tuesday at Aberdeen Proving Ground regarding the…

Army experimenting with new platforms for aerial jamming pod

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — After getting procurement dollars added back that were zeroed out in the previous year, the Army is now looking at potential changes to its forthcoming aerial electronic jamming pod. The Multi-Function Electronic Warfare-Air Large is a pod capable of serving as the first brigade-organic airborne electronic attack asset and providing limited cyberattack. Until recently, it was to be mounted to an MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone. However, the…