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US augments EW defence with network modernisation

10th July 2020 - 17:30 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Belfast


The US Army is working to modernise its tactical networks to enable expeditionary and mobile operations, and bolster its resilience against near-peer EW and cyber threats.

Paul Mehney, a spokesperson for the Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T), told Shephard that work is being conducted through a strategy that will deliver capability enhancements on a two-year basis, beginning next year with Capability Set 21 (CS21).

‘We envision LEO/MEO [low earth/medium earth orbit] providing increased capacity beginning in Capability Set 23, with increased deployments and fielding as technologies in satellite terminals improve into Capability Set 25 ...

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