November 2013 * Volume 36, Issue 11 The Journal of Electronic Defense | November 2013 4 News Departments The Monitor 15 NAVAIR PMA-272 Preps for Major New EW IOC Rollouts. World Report 22 Thales, Blue Bear Achieve Accolade Launch Milestone. Features What's New in Naval ESM 24 6 8 10 12 44 47 49 50 The View From Here Conferences Calendar Courses Calendar From the President EW 101 AOC News Index of Advertisers JED Quick Look Luca Peruzzi and Richard Scott As naval radars have evolved, so has shipboard electronic support measures (ESM) technology. This month, we look at the latest offerings on the market. Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers 31 Ollie Holt The ongoing revolution in military and commercial communications has driven many new solutions in communication intelligence (COMINT) and direction finding (DF). JED surveys the wide range of offerings that are available. Cover photo and Contents photo courtesy US Navy.