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AFCEA West 2014: Control of EMS critical, says naval commander

13th February 2014 - 11:50 GMT | by Andrew White in San Diego


Control of the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) will be critical as operations evolve away from the permissive environment of the past 12 years, VADM David Buss, US Commander Naval Air Forces has stated.

Speaking to Shephard on 12 February, Buss said it was ‘no surprise’ that potential adversaries around the world had capabilities to deny US forces portions of the EMS. 

‘We’re operating very diligently with systems we have online today and the systems we will develop and field tomorrow to bring back capabilities to dominate locally the EMS,’ Buss said.

It is widely acknowledged that China and North Korea

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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