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This is the Space Force's first offensive weapon

Tuesday, March 17, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Jared Keller  |  March 16, 2020  |  Task & Purpose

 

The U.S. Space Force is only a few months old, but the nascent service can finally count a brand new piece of weaponry among its growing capabilities.

The Space Force on March 9 declared initial operation capability for the Counter Communications System Block 10.2, a transportable ground-based electronic warfare system designed to jam enemy satellite communications, the Air Force announced.

Developed in collaboration with L3Harris in 2004 a mobile satellite communications system, the CCS has seen incremental upgrades in recent years to add fresh capabilities, according to the service, with this particular specific upgrade including new software capabilities "to counter new adversary targets and threats.” 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.