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an essential maneuver space and strategic
resource will form a construct more ready
for consolidation with equivalent civilcommercial considerations, in pursuit of
a national EMS strategy. This strategy
will work in concert with our national
requirements for operating our critical
national IT infrastructure, conducting
global commerce and ensuring the security of our homeland both at and within
our borders.

ESTABLISHING EMS POLICY

EMS domain - places coherence before
capability development. Our legacy of
unfederated Service acquisition programs
for spectrum-dependent systems (SDS)
and spectrum controlling systems (i.e.,
EW), although "good enough" in previous decades, no longer works. We need
a better model for successful pursuit of
coherence across future interdependent
and complementary applications of spectrum energy. Organizational realignment
or establishment of a highly elevated,
permanent advocate with consolidated

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Concerned members of Congress must
support the creation of an operationally-relevant national EMS Strategy by
establishing policy that designates a
single DOTMLPF/P problem owner at
the OSD level. Durability in this pursuit would be assured by amending the
Joint Capability Area (JCA) system to
accommodate an inclusive "EMS control"
capability portfolio as the newest Tier-1
JCA. Whereas EW has enjoyed periodic
success over the previous decades, it has
done so as a "revolution from below,"
never managing the durability, stability and anticipatory character it would
gain with the addition of permanent
and elevated demand signal that JCA
and OSD-level status would provide. As
the defense, civilian and commercial
stakeholders in the spectrum increase
use of the spectrum with no operationally-sound protocols (i.e., durable
under deliberate stress) for co-existing
within it, the formation of an interoperable, robust and conflict-tolerant EMS
strategy for the DOD would facilitate
progressive integration with civil and
then commercial versions of the same to
ultimately form a singular unifying "EMS
playbook." This National EMS Strategy
- adaptable, enabling and survivable
across all stakeholder requirements -
would enable new levels of efficiency
and effectiveness among all stakeholders
while minimizing disruption resulting
from changes or external stressors.

capability development efforts. Unlike our
portfolio of kinetic capabilities, the EMS
domain permeates the other five domains
simultaneously and does not adhere to the
classical expectations of Service or program of record (POR) boundaries. The EMS
community must evolve beyond Service
alignments in EMS-dependent capability
development, curtailing the cost-imposing
pursuit of non-interoperable, non-modular
and non-adaptive capabilities relegated to
obsolescence too early in their life cycles.
This superior strategy - focused on the

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JOINT POLICY FOR THE EMS
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10 authorities that essentially serve to
perpetuate our historically fractious EMS

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The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Interview: Rich Sorelle
The Electromagnetic Battle Management (EMBM) Challenge
Technology Survey: Radar Jammers
Show Preview: EW Europe 2014
The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
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JED - April 2014 - The Electromagnetic Battle Management (EMBM) Challenge
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