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Australia boosts EW capabilities

14th September 2016 - 03:12 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Adelaide


The electronic warfare (EW) capabilities of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) will receive a shot in the arm, with AU$500 million ($386.3 million) being allocated by the Department of Defence (DoD).

The DoD announced on 6 September that the Electronic Warfare Operations Support for Maritime and Land Forces project ‘will provide electronic warfare equipment and infrastructure – significantly sharpening the ability of naval ships and army units to deal with threats emerging across the electronic warfare spectrum’.

A future EW platform for the Australian Army was showcased by the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) at the Land Forces 2016

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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