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Electronic Weapons: Lasers At Work

Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Staff Writer  |  April 1, 2020  |  Strategy Page


April 1, 2020: Once more China is accused of hitting American aircraft with high powered lasers. The latest incident, the first time China did this against a U.S. Navy aircraft, involved a P-8 maritime patrol aircraft flying near a Chinese destroyer. The P-8 crew was alerted when one of its sensors detected the aircraft being hit with a laser. China denied any involvement but Chinese government controlled mass media are currently talking openly of using EW (electronic warfare) and laser devices against American aircraft the overfly parts of the South China Sea that China claims are now Chinese. International treaties and court rulings say otherwise but the Chinese openly ignore these treaties and court rulings. China increasingly talks of confronting trespassers with force. 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.