July 2009 • Vol. 32, Issue 7 4 The Journal of Electronic Defense | July 2009 News The Monitor 15 USAF Stand-In Jammer Progresses. Washington Report 24 HASC Passes FY10 Defense Authorization. World Report 25 India Fighter Contest Headed for Flight Trials. Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers Ollie Holt 33 The advent of software digital radios means that there are many new companies in the COMINT/ DF market. This month, JED takes a look at their offerings. Departments 6 The View From Here Calendar From the President EW 101 AOC News JED Sales Offices Index of Advertisers JED Quick Look 8 12 48 51 53 53 54 Features Advancing TWT Technology Barry Manz 26 Although solid-state amplifiers are making progress in some EW applications, the power behind most of today’s radar jammers is still the venerable traveling wave tube. Cover photo courtesy US Navy.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - July 2009