Table of Contents: November 2017


SIGNAL November 2017ELECTRONIC WARFARE
Peering Into Electronic Warfare’s Future
    Technologies will enhance the visibility of the electromagnetic spectrum.

—EW Programs to Watch

Smarter AI for Electronic Warfare
    Cognitive EW and other technologies are set to deduce the right countermeasures in the moment.

Russian Electronic Warfare Targets NATO Assets
    The alliance’s technological core could be a sitting duck.

CYBER
Patching Holes in Army Cyber Training
    A lab develops models of the digital battlespace to find solutions that will bolster forces.

ISIS Takes Fight to Cyber Battlefield
    Losing physical territory, militants evolve their skills in this arena with no boundaries.

DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS
Air Force Takes Aim at Lasers on Fighter Jets
    It will begin with testing weapons on the AC-130 gunship and branch out from there.

—Scientists Cook Up a Better Microwave Weapon

UNMANNED SYSTEMS
Navy Turns to Tern to Make Every Ship an Aircraft Carrier
    The prototype unmanned aircraft is on the verge of taking off—vertically.

VIEWPOINT
U.S. Navy Must Keep Geospatial Intelligence Afloat
    The sea service needs to develop a sustainable solution rather than relying on the NGA.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
A Millennial Imagines the Air Force of 2050

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
EW Puts Technology-Based Forces at Risk

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
An Intelligence Community in Transition

Homeland Security’s Changing Culture Embraces Innovation

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Give to STEM on Giving Tuesday

INCOMING
Public Sector Stands to Gain From Blockchain