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US aims to unlock power of EW for multi-domain operations

4th September 2020 - 12:45 GMT | by Thomas Withington in Toulouse


The Foundational Research in Electronic Warfare for Multi-Domain Operations (FREEDOM) programme, is looking closely at how EW can support Multi-Domain Operations (MDO).

The army defines MDO as using calibrated force posture, multi-domain formations and convergence. According to the 2018 report ‘The US Army in Multi-Domain Operations 2028’, calibrated force posture rests on the ability to manoeuvre at strategic distances. Formations will operate across multiple domains against near-peer adversaries, while convergence integrates these capabilities in all domains (sea, land, air and space), in the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) and in the information environment.

FREEDOM, which began in March 2019 and is led

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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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