Not too long ago, some very enterprising people asked themselves a question: If almost anyone can access spacecraft-delivered, high-quality images, and accurate geolocation of most places on Earth for a fee, why not add RF signals to the mix? The answer, as it turns out, is that this is not just an interesting idea but a potentially lucrative market.
Space is without question a critical operational domain for US military forces and one in which superior military capabilities and operational dominance must be assured.
Electronic warfare (EW) – as both a science and a military art – has been an ever-present consideration for the NATO alliance in the 72 years since its establishment.
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the AFCEA Alamo ACE in San Antonio, Texas. It was a welcome break from preparing for AOC’s own international symposium in December. The theme of ACE was “Enabling the high-end Fight.” True to its theme, ACE focused on the front end of the fight, or the enablement.
Cyber is the buzz word of the moment. It appears to be everywhere, in all things, all the time. Cyber Attacks! Ransom Attacks! The number of jobs open in the cyber arena is staggering. Cyber warfare and EW are very different animals. A great place to begin understanding these overlaps and burring is to briefly understand what each one is.
This week, the AOC Diamondhead Chapter is holding its 12th Annual Pacific Information Operations and Electronic Warfare Symposium. It seemed like a good opportunity to talk with Chapter President Dr. Arthur “Art” Tulak, a retired US Army colonel, who has been part of the chapter’s leadership team for many years.