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European team seeks holy grail of unifying airborne EM systems

17th June 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Thomas Withington in Toulouse


More light can be shed on the European Defence Agency’s (EDA’s) CROWN initiative to develop a scalable, single architecture for airborne radar, EW and communications applications.

Indra is leading this effort to integrate the electromagnetic (EM) functions for future European military aircraft. The Spanish company announced on 20 May that it will lead a team of 11 European companies to develop an integrated radar, EW and communication system under the auspices of the EDA. The EDA is responsible for coordinating collaborative defence projects involving EU members.

This initiative marks an important step forward towards the ‘holy grail’ of integrating

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Thomas Withington


Thomas Withington

Thomas Withington is an award-winning analyst and writer specialising in electronic warfare, radar and military …

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