Copyright: 2001
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781580532716

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This authoritative new resource explores the communications aspect of electronic warfare and presents the major technical issues that drive the practice of land EW to help you with your work in the field. The book offers you a detailed understanding of the structure of tactical communications electronic warfare systems, the relationship between these systems and their targets, and the likely future development path of land electronic warfare. You get in-depth discussions, including technical details and operational implications, on a wide range of critical land EW topics, from search, intercept and direction finding - to deception, jamming and neutralization. What's more, the book provides a thorough treatment of active and passive electronic protection and land EW command and control. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style, with accessible descriptions of tactical communications EW techniques, the book is a great reference for technical and non-technical professionals alike.
Table Of Contents
Introduction - The Digitized Battlefield. Command and Control. Information Warfare.Introduction to EW. The Relationship between EW Activities.; Overview of Tactical Communications Systems - The Structure of the Tactical Communications System. Trunk. Combat Radio.; Electronic Protection ? Passive EP. Active EP. Use of EP in Communications Systems.; Electronic Support - Search. Intercept. Direction Finding. Analysis. Use of ES against the Tactical Communications System.; Electronic Attack - Deception. Jamming. Neutralization. Use of EA against the Tactical Communications System.; Land EW Command and Control - EW Systems and Planning. The Targeting Process. Collection Management. Siting considerations.; RF Directed Energy Weapons - Weapon Characteristics. Delivery Platforms. Tactics for Offensive Use and Defense.; EW and Digitization of the Battlespace - Network Issues. Ultra Wide-Band Radio. Improved HF Radio Technology. Software Radio. Quantum Computing. Quantum Cryptography.


  • Michael R. Frater Michael Frater is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales in Australia and is the coauthor of Electronic Warfare for the Digitized Battlefield (Artech House, 2001). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the University of Sydney, a Masters of Higher Education from the University of New South Wales and a Ph.D. in systems engineering from the Australian National University.
  • Michael Ryan Michael Ryan is a senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Australia, where he received his Masters of Engineering Science and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering. He is the coauthor of Electronic Warfare for the Digitized Battlefield (Artech House, 2001).