April 2009 • Vol. 32, No. 4 4 | April 2009 Cover photo courtesy US Department of Defense. News The Monitor 15 DIRCM System Debuts on USMC Helicopters. Washington Report 22 Next-Generation Jammer on Track. World Report 24 Australia May Buy EA-18G “Growler Lite.” RF Power Sources for IED Jammers 43 The Journal of Electronic Defense John Knowles GaN technology has become the technology of choice for solid-state power ampliﬁers used in IED jammer applications. Departments 6 The View From Here Calendar From the President Roost Proﬁle EW 101 AOC News JED Sales Ofﬁces Index of Advertisers JED Quick Look 8 Features Lethal SEAD 26 12 46 52 54 57 57 58 Glenn Goodman The DOD hopes that new cooperative emitter targeting concepts and improved anti-radiation missiles are more than a match for the upgraded threats and emitter shutdown tactics. Airborne SIGINT Forecast 36 Dr. David Rockwell The DOD is embarking on several major airborne SIGINT programs that will shape the market for the next decade.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - April 2009