Electronic Warfare

Electronic Warfare

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For the most part, technical or operational discussions of electronic warfare (EW) and electronic countermeasures (ECM) are classified and are restricted to a 'need to know' basis. This chapter will not discuss classified material, but will try to guide the evaluator through a basic knowledge of EW systems and provide a generic series of tests that can be tailored to a specific system.

Chapter Contents:

  • 9.0 Introduction
  • 9.1 Electronic Warfare Overview
  • 9.2 The Threat
  • 9.3 Air Defense Systems
  • 9.4 Electronic Attack
  • 9.5 Noise Jamming
  • 9.6 Deception Jamming
  • 9.7 Chaff Employment
  • 9.8 Flare Employment
  • 9.9 Electronic Protection Measures
  • 9.10 Electronic Warfare Systems Test and Evaluation
  • 9.11 Summary
  • 9.12 Selected Questions for Chapter 9

Inspec keywords: military aircraft; aerospace testing; electronic warfare

Other keywords: flight tester; AGARD; electronic warfare fundamentals; electronic warfare evaluation; Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development; electronic countermeasures; USAF; EW testing; radar electronic warfare; operational discussions; Research and Technology Organization; electronic warfare test; RTO-AG-300; U.S. Air Force

Subjects: Aerospace testing and simulation; Electronic warfare

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