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Thales’ personal EW system Storm 2 set for 2025 launch

15th December 2023 - 10:39 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


Storm 2 is a soldier-borne EW system with a range of applications. (Photo: Thales)

Information on Storm 2 was first revealed by Shephard in May last year when the primary focus of the system was counter-IED. The concepts of operation for the system have since changed .

Thales plans to take its Storm 2 personal EW system to market before the end of 2025 having demonstrated its ability to disrupt and interrupt military and commercial systems, including Wi-Fi, and experiencing a pull from customers for the system.

Storm 2 draws upon Thales’ Storm H system but is more powerful and lighter over a greater frequency range, according to the company. The system remains focused on Cyber and Electro Magnetic Activities (CEMA) or Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO), as well as deception and interference.

The system is described as being at Technology Readiness Level 7 (TRL7) and was put through its

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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