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AOC 2019: New approach to innovation needed as EW threat expands

30th October 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Washington, DC


Having heard from government departments, agencies and defence primes at AOC 2019 on the state-of-play of US electromagnetic warfare (EW) capabilities, representatives from commercial industry and intelligentsia provided their own perspective in the global era of Great Power dynamics.

For the first time in a generation, the US finds itself in direct competition with nation states that rival and in some cases exceed certain aspects of electromagnetic and information warfare. 

Chief among these is Russia, whose experience in Ukraine and Syria has given its forces real-world experience in how to effectively conduct EW and information warfare, and China with

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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