Electronic warfare 2022, August

Electronic warfare systems "Pole-21" in the Russian army

Electronic warfare systems "Pole-21" in the Russian army

In the nomenclature of modern domestic electronic warfare systems, there is a rather interesting sample - the so-called. the system of covering objects from the targeted use of high-precision weapons "Field-21". This product was first shown to the public in 2013, and in 2016 it was adopted

Japan joins the race to create electronic warfare

Japan joins the race to create electronic warfare

The militarization that we have been witnessing in Japan lately (to be honest, bypassing some agreements of a prohibitive nature) is expressed in the fact that the "self-defense forces" are quietly mutating into a completely normal army and navy. The Japanese fleet is a separate topic altogether. Almost forty destroyers - it's easy here

SEWIP Block III: new horizons for the US Navy's electronic warfare

SEWIP Block III: new horizons for the US Navy's electronic warfare

Concept art for SEWIP Block III Tyler Rogoway from The Drive Warzone gave a very interesting breakdown of the latest American inventions in the field of shipborne electronic warfare. It makes sense to familiarize yourself with his calculations, because we know that Americans praise themselves

Electronic warfare as a headache for the Pentagon

Electronic warfare as a headache for the Pentagon

Modern warfare is not only the usual methods of influencing the enemy. Electronic or electronic components are a common part of the concept of modern use of the armed forces. The experience of conflicts over the past two decades has shown that in matters of suppression of artillery

Russian "death zones": truth or fiction?

Russian "death zones": truth or fiction?

Over the past weeks, a number of Russian media have published information that "in Russia, the military has created 'death zones' that will become virtually inaccessible to any precision weapons, cruise missiles and drones." Izvestia started this case, others, as usual

Jammers and missiles. Electronic warfare aircraft Shenyang J-16D (China)

Jammers and missiles. Electronic warfare aircraft Shenyang J-16D (China)

Fighter J-16. Photo Airwar, ru In the interests of the People's Liberation Army of China, a number of specialized aviation equipment is being developed, incl. electronic warfare aircraft. In recent years, several such samples have become known. One of the newest is the Shenyang aircraft

And in the open field "Pole-21M" is raging

And in the open field "Pole-21M" is raging

Yes, we can say that so much. Many media outlets paid attention to this new complex, but we should also add our ruble, since we have something to say. So, Pole-21M, already a somewhat more modernized and sophisticated system than in the year of its debut (2016), is being tested and tested in all

Electronic warfare. Battle of the Atlantic. Part 1

Electronic warfare. Battle of the Atlantic. Part 1

With the outbreak of war, in fact, the only means of searching and detecting submarines was the British ASDIC (an abbreviation for Anti-Submarine Detection Investigation Committee). It was the prototype of modern sonar, it worked according to the principle

April 15 - 115 years of Russian electronic warfare troops

April 15 - 115 years of Russian electronic warfare troops

So, on May 3, 1999, by order of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation No. 183, a holiday called the Day of the Electronic Warfare Specialist was established, which is celebrated annually on April 15. On April 15, we celebrate the 155th anniversary of not even the creation of electronic warfare troops, but the first successful

Electronic warfare. Battle of the Atlantic. The ending

Electronic warfare. Battle of the Atlantic. The ending

The HF / DF (High-frequency direction finding, or Huff-Duff) radio-frequency direction finding system mentioned in the previous part of the cycle, installed on escort ships since 1942, helped to sink 24% of all sunk submarines in Germany. Similar equipment was installed

Electronic warfare. "War of the Magicians". The ending

Electronic warfare. "War of the Magicians". The ending

Civilian broadcasting networks played a significant role in the history of electronic warfare in World War II. So, in Britain, German pilots who lost their course or fell under enemy radio opposition, used BBC civilian broadcasting to determine their own position. Knowing

How to neutralize electronic warfare?

How to neutralize electronic warfare?

Indeed, I agree with those who asked these questions. We talked and wrote a lot about the capabilities of the electronic warfare systems, it's time to talk about what can be opposed to these stations and whether it is possible at all. But I will start by answering the question about Donald Cook. Another question from another

Electronic warfare. "War of the Magicians". Part 1

Electronic warfare. "War of the Magicians". Part 1

After serious losses to the Luftwaffe during the daytime bombing of Great Britain, Hitler ordered the transition to the night war. This marked the beginning of a new phase in the air battle for Britain, which Churchill called "the war of the magicians." In particular, he noted the means that the British used to neutralize

Electronic warfare. Chronicle of two wars

Electronic warfare. Chronicle of two wars

The radio intelligence of the German troops in WWI quite successfully intercepted the radio communications of the Russian army headquarters and corps radio stations of the 1st and 2nd armies, which were advancing in August 1914 in East Prussia. Unfortunately, this was the result of an open disregard for the rule of secrecy by the Russians

Anti-UAV complex REX-1

Anti-UAV complex REX-1

Unmanned aerial vehicles of light and middle class can be used for solving various tasks and therefore can pose a threat to important objects. Accordingly, specialized electronic warfare systems are needed to protect against drones. Such equipment is already

"Krasuha" does not threaten Israel

"Krasuha" does not threaten Israel

Oh, how many times have the world been told that stupidity is dangerous! Today it becomes even scary for those who are not friends with us. They have a new nightmare. All-encompassing and maddening. The name of the nightmare is "Krasuha". Scary name, I agree. Memorable. It is a pity that this generally good electronic warfare system (there really is

Chronicles of electronic warfare: the beginning

Chronicles of electronic warfare: the beginning

Back in 1902, the Russian Marine Technical Committee reported in one of its reports: "Wireless telegraphy has the disadvantage that a telegram can be caught on any foreign radio station and, therefore, read, interrupted and confused by extraneous sources of electricity."

UAV countermeasures complex "Polonez" (Ukraine)

UAV countermeasures complex "Polonez" (Ukraine)

The widespread use of unmanned aerial vehicles for various purposes is a known danger to the troops. In connection with the presence of such threats, armies may need specialized means of struggle. Ukraine has recently joined the development of such products. One of her

"Krasuha-2O": a really hard case

"Krasuha-2O": a really hard case

Thanks to the work of the press service of the Western Military District, we once again visited our almost “home” EW brigade, which, by the way, will celebrate its 55th anniversary of its foundation on February 23rd. However, since our last visit the brigade managed to become the best in the district at the end of 2017 and

RB-341V "Leer-3" complex: an electronic warfare bomber and simply useful

RB-341V "Leer-3" complex: an electronic warfare bomber and simply useful

Leer-3. We can already say that it is not a novelty, but quite such a tried and tested fighter. And this is a fact: the baptism of fire took place in Syria, and both the calculations and the equipment coped with the tasks. What can we say about the complex, we will say. And, accordingly, we will show. Fortunately, our beloved and dear team is already

Eyes Wide Open: Airborne Electronic Warfare. Part 1

Eyes Wide Open: Airborne Electronic Warfare. Part 1

Over the past two years, the activity of electronic intelligence services has noticeably increased not only in the Syrian and Iraqi theaters, which would seem logical, but also in the Baltic region, where both opposing sides are closely watching each other. 25 April, two F-35A fighters of the US Air Force

Russian electronic warfare and foreign press: sensation with exposure

Russian electronic warfare and foreign press: sensation with exposure

The active exploitation of the topic of "Russian aggression" sometimes leads to very interesting results. In a hurry to tell about an evil Russia, plotting evil and preparing to attack everyone in a row, some foreign media, as they say, go too far. Their sensational

Dome over the Ministry of Defense

Dome over the Ministry of Defense

New digital technologies can significantly reduce the spatial, temporal and informational gap between military formations and command and control bodies. And remote contactless impact on the entire depth of the enemy's operational formation becomes the main way to achieve

Russian Electronic Warfare Troops vs. US EW: Is The Race Beginning?

Russian Electronic Warfare Troops vs. US EW: Is The Race Beginning?

More and more attention in the West (judging by the publications) began to be paid to the effectiveness of the Russian EW troops. Accordingly, they translate here and try to analyze the translated, and here an ambivalent feeling arises. Which pushes you to really figure out

How the Russian army can "blind" the enemy

How the Russian army can "blind" the enemy

Complex of electronic warfare "Lever-AV" On April 15, Russia celebrates the Day of a specialist in electronic warfare (EW). Currently, technology is actively developing, new complexes are being created for fighting on land, in the air and at sea. Component testing started last year

Complex of intellectual control and monitoring "Zaslon-REB"

Complex of intellectual control and monitoring "Zaslon-REB"

The development of communications for military and civil purposes continues, which leads to the emergence of new opportunities and channels of communication. At the same time, all such novelties impose special requirements on the systems for protecting communication channels from unauthorized connection and interception. Not so long ago

About "spetsnaz" electronic warfare without fairy tales

About "spetsnaz" electronic warfare without fairy tales

Recently, several articles at once have attracted our attention and made us comment on the matter. Terminology is a very precise thing, it is worth observing it, otherwise we will really go far. Special forces … "Oh, how much is in this word …"

Eyes Wide Open: Airborne Electronic Warfare. Part 3

Eyes Wide Open: Airborne Electronic Warfare. Part 3

The Veil of Invisibility Protecting aircraft from radio frequency and infrared threats remains a top priority for air forces in many countries, as evidenced by the increased activity in this area over the past two years

Is the Khibiny electronic warfare system a wonder weapon of the Russian army?

Is the Khibiny electronic warfare system a wonder weapon of the Russian army?

In principle, so much has been written about the Khibiny that, thanks to some not entirely competent journalists, this complex gained the fame of a “miracle weapon” capable of extinguishing everything in its path and turning ships into heaps of metal swaying on the waves. , let's talk about what is in

Eyes Wide Open: Airborne Electronic Warfare. Part 2

Eyes Wide Open: Airborne Electronic Warfare. Part 2

Ukrainian turboprop aircraft An-132Middle EastThere is a lot of confusing information around the imaginary program on radio-technical reconnaissance aircraft (RTR), which Ukraine and Saudi Arabia announced in November 2016. There were reports in the news that Saudi Arabia planned to buy before

Robert Ackerman: Russian electronic warfare systems threaten NATO forces

Robert Ackerman: Russian electronic warfare systems threaten NATO forces

We have always been and will be interested in the opinion of our potential partners overseas about us and our capabilities. Fortunately, a number of publications in the United States such as "National Interest", "Goals and Objectives" are ready to share their thoughts with us. I present to your attention another publication of this kind

Electronic warfare station R-934U "Sinitsa". When the "Tit" is in the field, it is hard for the cranes in the sky

Electronic warfare station R-934U "Sinitsa". When the "Tit" is in the field, it is hard for the cranes in the sky

Another representative of the equipment of the electronic warfare troops, a highly deserved, automatic jamming station R-934U or "Sinitsa."

The delivery of false aerodynamic targets with onboard electronic warfare systems has begun

The delivery of false aerodynamic targets with onboard electronic warfare systems has begun

According to domestic media reports, the Russian industry has completed the development of a promising electronic warfare system, and has already brought it to mass production. With the help of products of a new type, the army will be able to more effectively solve combat missions, interfering with normal work

Automatic jamming station R-330BM

Automatic jamming station R-330BM

Despite the fact that the R-330BM is already being replaced by its modification, or rather, in fact, a new product, the R-330BMV, this station is still relevant. The R-330BM is a front edge station. Its main task is to counteract the radio stations of the tactical control and aviation of the probable

Will the Russian "Alabuga" outplay the American CHAMP? Rivalry "EMP-Killers"

Will the Russian "Alabuga" outplay the American CHAMP? Rivalry "EMP-Killers"

We remember the last few days of updating the news feeds of the leading Russian mass media as a real information explosion, which, with their usual speed, notified observers about the development of a unique tactical missile under the Alabuga program, equipped with

Is the modern "restless economy of Sergeant Major Semibaba" on the way?

Is the modern "restless economy of Sergeant Major Semibaba" on the way?

Probably, in some ways, great generals are similar to players. Especially in those games where you need to bluff. How many times, reading descriptions of battles and just battles of past wars, I was amazed at the brilliant foresight of the commanders, the ability to deceive the enemy, create the necessary supply of forces, while completely

R-330Zh "Resident". Returning to what was written

R-330Zh "Resident". Returning to what was written

Last year we already published material about the ASP R-330Zh "Zhitel". Today we return to this topic, because since it was put into service in 2008, the station has undergone some improvements and has been tested in real combat conditions

Radar stations of the Vostok-3D family (Republic of Belarus)

Radar stations of the Vostok-3D family (Republic of Belarus)

By now, the radar stations of the Vostok family, developed and manufactured by the Belarusian defense industry, have managed to gain some popularity. Using the existing experience, ready-made units and new ideas, the enterprises of the neighboring state continue to develop technology. Not

Which western air attack weapons will be the first to disappear in the "Field" of Russian electronic warfare?

Which western air attack weapons will be the first to disappear in the "Field" of Russian electronic warfare?

The command post of one radio-electronic jamming system "Pole-21" can control 100 antenna posts-jammers. Each transmitting post has a sector of radiation of 125 degrees in azimuth and 25 degrees in elevation. The existing dimensions of the suppression zone of the radiator antennas R-340RP of one

Russian industry creates a strategic electronic warfare system

Russian industry creates a strategic electronic warfare system

One of the most actively developing classes of technology at the present time is electronic warfare. In recent years, a large number of systems of this class have been created in our country, intended for use on ships, aircraft and self-propelled land chassis. V