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AOC 2018: Threats shape EMSO

29th November 2018 - 18:49 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Washington DC


The field of Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO) has become more complex in the past 20 years with changing threats which pilots and others need to adapt to.

According to speakers at the Association of Old Crows conference in Washington DC, there is a need to see standalone EW as a thing of the past.

Col John Edwards, commander of USAF 28th Bomb Wing, said a more complex threat environment had developed and forces needed to adapt to combat this.

‘The adversary is more integrated, the computing power is offering better synergy between all the air defence elements we face

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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