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EW Europe: EW can lead fight on terror

12th June 2017 - 15:00 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


The proliferation of mobile communications over the past decade has made controlling and predicting terror attacks increasingly difficult.

It is here that electronic warfare (EW) capabilities can make a real contribution. Discussions at the EW Europe conference in London on 7-8 June highlighted that the majority of recent terror incidents in Europe have been relatively low-tech, characterised by the use of cars, knives and simple explosives or guns, but there are warning against complacency.

As thousands of battle-trained individuals return from fighting in Syria and Iraq, the likelihood of attacks becoming increasingly sophisticated is likely and intelligence agencies must be prepared for

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