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SCANDINAVIA
Scandinavia has become a happy
hunting ground for US systems and
sensors house Exelis, which has sold
variants of its ES-3701 RESM family to
the navies of Denmark (Absalon-class
combat support vessels and Iver Huitfeldt-class frigates), Norway (Fridtjof
Nansen-class frigates and Skjold-class
fast strike craft) and Sweden (Visbyclass corvettes). ES 3701 provides an
intercept, warning, direction finding,
analysis and identification capability
across the 2-18 GHz portion of the radar
spectrum as standard (extendable into
the low band [0.5-2 GHz] and millimetric
frequency band [18-40 GHz]).
While most of the Nordic countries
use EW naval systems coming from the
US or other countries, Saab provides
its UME and SME family of ESM systems
for submarine and surface vessels, respectively. The newest surface version,
named SME-250, features a digital analysis receiver (DRx) to provide advanced
ELINT and LPI analysis capability, in addition to phase interferometer DF, while
the less capable SME 100 has found applications with an undisclosed Middle
East customer. Additionally, the German
Navy's mine countermeasures vessels
are fitted with the SME-100, Saab's Naval
Laser Warning System and Rheinmetall
MASS decoy launchers. The SME tactical
ESM and ELINT family for surface applications intercepts, detects and analyses
radar signals in the 2-18 GHz frequency,
with systems varying from wideband
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The advanced Rigel RESM product line
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - November 2013

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
What’s New in Naval ESM
Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - November 2013 - cover1
JED - November 2013 - cover2
JED - November 2013 - 3
JED - November 2013 - 4
JED - November 2013 - 5
JED - November 2013 - The View From Here
JED - November 2013 - 7
JED - November 2013 - Conferences Calendar
JED - November 2013 - 9
JED - November 2013 - Courses Calendar
JED - November 2013 - 11
JED - November 2013 - From the President
JED - November 2013 - 13
JED - November 2013 - 14
JED - November 2013 - The Monitor
JED - November 2013 - 16
JED - November 2013 - 17
JED - November 2013 - 18
JED - November 2013 - 19
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JED - November 2013 - 21
JED - November 2013 - World Report
JED - November 2013 - 23
JED - November 2013 - What’s New in Naval ESM
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JED - November 2013 - Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers
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JED - November 2013 - EW 101
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JED - November 2013 - AOC News
JED - November 2013 - 48
JED - November 2013 - Index of Advertisers
JED - November 2013 - JED Quick Look
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