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AOC 2012: Electronic protection seen as ‘smoke alarm’ of EW

27th September 2012 - 22:02 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Phoenix


Several service panelists at this week’s Association of Old Crows (AOC) international symposium and convention in Phoenix, Arizona offered similar analogies to characterise Electronic Protection as ‘the smoke alarm in the house of Electronic Warfare‘.

Together with Electronic Attack and Electronic Warfare Support, Electronic Protection is one of three key components traditionally attributed to the overall classification of EW. 

Chairing an Electronic Protection panel, Capt Gregg Smith, Director of the US Navy Fleet EW Center, offered, ‘The analogy for many of us is that if you look at that American Dream, your greatest investment is your home, and you spend

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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