photo credit: Mauricio Peñaloza
April 2011 • Volume 34, Issue 4
The Journal of Electronic Defense | April 2011
The Monitor 15 USAF Releases RFP for EA Pod Upgrade. Washington Report 24 GAO Report: DOD Should Improve Urgent Needs Process. World Report 26 India Seeks Airborne SIGINT System.
AOC/Shephard EW 45 2011 Preview An inside look at the schedule and program for Electronic Warfare 2011, May 25-27 in Berlin, Germany.
6 8 10 12 50 51 53 56 57 58 The View From Here Conferences Calendar Courses Calendar From the President Book Review EW 101 AOC News AOC Industry and Institute/University Members Index of Advertisers JED Quick Look
Latin American EW
Latin America is no EW backwater. For decades, this small but thriving market has equipped its aircraft, ships and submarines with EW systems from Europe, Israel and the US, as well as domestic manufacturers. The US IR Decoy Industry: Planning for a Viable Future 39
John Fleitz and Neal Brune
Airborne IR decoys have been a crucial EW capability in Iraq and Afghanistan. As the US anticipates a period of declining flare spending, what can it do to ensure that its flare manufacturers remain healthy?
Cover photos courtesy US Navy and public sources.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - April 2011