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3 futuristic ways the Air Force could improve electronic warfare

Monday, January 22, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brock Sheets

By: Brandon Knapp  |  C4ISRNET  |  January 19, 2018


The United States Air Force is embracing electronic warfare as an essential front in the future of combat. In November, the service announced it would launch an Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team (ECCT) to study how to use electronic warfare, because, as the service’s Vice Chief of Staff put it in November, “he that dominates the spectrum wins.”

Now, that collaboration team is reaching out to industry leaders with a formal request for information about the “art of the possible” regarding electronic warfare technologies. In the request, the Air Force says it’s actively seeking assessments of current and near-term capabilities, which they describe as between 2018 and 2025. While the government insists the request for information is for planning purposes only, it does offer some insight into the potential capabilities the Air Force is considering.  READ MORE...

With over 13,000 members internationally, the Association of Old Crows is an organization for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities. The Association of Old Crows provides a means of connecting members and organizations nationally and internationally across government, defense, industry, and academia to promote the exchange of ideas and information, and provides a platform to recognize advances and contributions in these fields.