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Airborne SIGINT Navy EP-3E Aircraft Stays Relevant as a Bridge to the Future Workhorse Despite its age and less than sleek figure, the US Navy’s venerable EP-3E Aries II aircraft continues to provide critical airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) support to national, theater and fleet commanders. Originally derived from the Navy’s turboprop Lockheed P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft in the early 1970s, the EP-3 has been through multiple system and airframe upgrades designed to keep pace with the constantly evolving roles and missions of airborne ISR. The Navy’s only dedicated airborne signals intelligence (SIGINT) platforms, EP-3s have flown in every major combat and contingency operation over the last 30+ years. The transition from traditional Cold War electronic and communications intelligence (ELINT/COMINT) signals collection to current operations continues to challenge Naval Air Systems Command engineers and Navy staff requirements officers to balance critical upgrades with planned sustainment efforts. Current operations in the US Central

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The View From Here
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Does EW plus CNO = Cyber?
EP-3E: Airborne SIGINT Workhorse
New Products
EW 101
AOC News
JED Sales Offices
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look

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