electronic warfare

July 2008
By Robert K. Ackerman

A car bomb explodes in Iraq. The battle against improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is fought on a shifting technological landscape as terrorists continuously change their ways to try to stay a step ahead of allied countermeasures.
No one-size-fits-all solution will stop terrorist bombers.

September 2000
By Clarence A. Robinson, Jr.

Decades of expertise in missiles and avionics gives Italy an eye on the future.

A state-owned company’s heavy investment in research and development is paying off for Italy’s military and in the international export market. This research powerhouse is providing advances in radar, electro-optic, infrared and cryogenic technologies harnessed in a variety of weapons fire control systems.

December 2001
By Henry S. Kenyon

Distributed battlefield countermeasures tool enhances U.S. spectrum dominance.

An innovative research program may provide future warfighters with a flexible, highly accurate tactical jamming and signals intelligence system. Researchers are designing lightweight devices that can be seeded across a battlefield. Once in place, they will function individually or in concert to selectively detect, study and counter enemy communications networks and radar systems.