Special operators need counter-drone, counter-IED tech in a smaller package

U.S. special operations forces need a tool that can both jam radio frequencies to stop roadside bombs from exploding as well as neutralize drone threats by land, air and sea — and it has to be small. That’s what Special Read More …

DASA UK: Countering IEDs with novel electronic technologies

DASA is searching for Counter-IED technologies that use novel Radio Frequency (RF) techniques DASA has launched a new Innovation Focus Area (IFA) called Countering IEDs by Novel Technology and Techniques. Seeking novel electronic technologies that can counter Improvised Explosive Devices Read More …

Task Force Phoenix CEMA cell in the fight against adversary unmanned aerial systems

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait — Coalition forces are countering adversary unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations with a rapidly evolving set of tools and training. Task Force Phoenix—a combat aviation brigade responsible for full-spectrum Read More …

Australian Army Is Seeking Next Generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures System for Defence

The Department of Defence via the Australian Army and the Defence Innovation Hub (‘Defence’) are seeking innovation proposals that will assist Defence in exploring next-generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures (Personal ECM) systems. Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are homemade bombs that are Read More …

Updated electronic warfare course resumes at Camp Buehring

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait – Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were a deadly threat during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, causing most casualties in both conflicts. IEDs remain a threat for coalition forces in Iraq and Syria during Operation Inherent Read More …

Thales UK

Thales UK is a trusted global leader delivering technology to the defence, government and critical national infrastructure markets. Thales has always been at the forefront of technology and has supplied the UK’s Armed Forces with world-leading capabilities for over 100 Read More …

Task Force Bayonet Soldiers train in electronic warfare

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment from Minnesota, conducted Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems training Aug. 17-20. Bravo Company is part of Task Force Bayonet, a group of over 900 Read More …

Pentagon updates electronic warfare handbook with new cross-branch approach

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military has updated its handbook on electronic warfare, changing it to a more all-encompassing, cross-branch approach for planning, executing and assessing operations on the electromagnetic spectrum. The document, which is dated May 2020 but was not Read More …

US Army researchers pursue tactical edge in electronic warfare

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — In the age of technology, the Army’s ability to dominate the electromagnetic spectrum can significantly influence the outcome of future conflicts on the battlefield. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory designated Read More …

UK DASA Competition Update: Invisible shield – Countering IEDs by novel technology and techniques

Electronic countermeasures (ECM) provide a crucial capability for UK Military and Security users, protecting the lives of our service personnel, emergency services and the public using Radio Frequency (RF) techniques to counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs). An IED is an Read More …