JED - December 2015 - 54

The Journal of Electronic Defense | December 2015

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Emerging threats don't come with forewarnings. 100% of the events must
be captured to give warfighters a 100% fighting chance.
X-COM Systems capture 100% of forensic data for prominence and dominance:
> exceptional fidelity in signal creation and playback
> the industry's widest bandwidth with extended recording capabilities
> signal analysis and editing tools to search RF data and manipulate
waveforms
As long as all missions are critical, we will not compromise on reliability.

small UAVs, and we're working with several companies on initiatives where our
equipment would be used for detecting
signals that might either be emitted by a
UAV or the control apparatus used to actively fly it. Our equipment has already
been used in several trials where it typically serves as a target detection, DF and
cueing system for some other tracking
device, be it an IR camera or laser rangefinder, etc. We believe this could result
in significant growth for us."
The frequency range of interest for
UAV signal detection can be very broad,
but Stern notes that most of the frequencies used for UAV control and/or
video feeds are in the 400-MHz to 2.4GHz range. "Ultimately, the desire is
not to just geolocate the UAV, but also
to be able to demodulate its signals so
that you can understand the control algorithms or the control messaging and
apply a soft-kill capability that allows
you to actually take control of the device. In these cases, because some will
be on autopilot missions, you will need
to look for any kind of sensor information, such as a video stream that might
be transmitted."
LS Telcom's Liivet says one of the
drivers they're looking at from the UAVthreat angle, is "the need to start thinking about 'what if' scenarios, and the
need to provide systems that are keeping
pace with and moving ahead of threat."
Along those lines, Ross adds that UAV
use is "an area where regulation is far
behind technology. Each country has its
own laws concerning permissions to fly
and operate UAVs. How do you regulate
this market?"

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A big part of the process, and ultimately the level of success in binging
SIGINT to border security, will be how
well solution and system providers educate the user community to the benefits offered by the technology because,
as noted by CRFS's Stern, "there's a
wide disparity in terms of the knowledge levels."
This is a requirement that must be
addressed both prior to delivering a
solution, as well as throughout its implementation. Reflecting on one FMS
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JED - December 2015

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - December 2015

The View from Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
Letters
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
2015 AOC Award Winners
SIGINT on the Border
Jamming Down Under
Commercial Airliners: Still Vulnerable to MANPADS
New Products
Threat Monitor
EW 101
Report from the 2015 AOC Pacific Conference
Report from the 2015 AOC CEMA Conference
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - December 2015 - cover1
JED - December 2015 - cover2
JED - December 2015 - igc
JED - December 2015 - OGC
JED - December 2015 - 3
JED - December 2015 - 4
JED - December 2015 - 5
JED - December 2015 - The View from Here
JED - December 2015 - 7
JED - December 2015 - Conferences Calendar
JED - December 2015 - 9
JED - December 2015 - Courses Calendar
JED - December 2015 - 11
JED - December 2015 - From the President
JED - December 2015 - 13
JED - December 2015 - Letters
JED - December 2015 - The Monitor
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JED - December 2015 - 17
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JED - December 2015 - 29
JED - December 2015 - Washington Report
JED - December 2015 - 31
JED - December 2015 - World Report
JED - December 2015 - 33
JED - December 2015 - 2015 AOC Award Winners
JED - December 2015 - 35
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JED - December 2015 - 43
JED - December 2015 - SIGINT on the Border
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JED - December 2015 - Jamming Down Under
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JED - December 2015 - 67
JED - December 2015 - Commercial Airliners: Still Vulnerable to MANPADS
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JED - December 2015 - 70
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JED - December 2015 - 72
JED - December 2015 - 73
JED - December 2015 - 74
JED - December 2015 - 75
JED - December 2015 - New Products
JED - December 2015 - 77
JED - December 2015 - Threat Monitor
JED - December 2015 - 79
JED - December 2015 - 80
JED - December 2015 - 81
JED - December 2015 - EW 101
JED - December 2015 - 83
JED - December 2015 - 84
JED - December 2015 - 85
JED - December 2015 - Report from the 2015 AOC Pacific Conference
JED - December 2015 - 87
JED - December 2015 - 88
JED - December 2015 - 89
JED - December 2015 - Report from the 2015 AOC CEMA Conference
JED - December 2015 - 91
JED - December 2015 - 92
JED - December 2015 - AOC News
JED - December 2015 - 94
JED - December 2015 - 95
JED - December 2015 - 96
JED - December 2015 - Index of Advertisers
JED - December 2015 - JED Quick Look
JED - December 2015 - cover3
JED - December 2015 - cover4
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