TITLE

Army developing new EW career field

AUTHOR(S)
Lopez, C. Todd
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Army is developing a new electronic warfare (EW) field for officers, warrant officers, and enlisted members in 2009. It is stated that the Army expects to have over 1,500 soldiers trained in blinding and deafening enemies by using the radio spectrum as a weapon. Army chief of electronic warfare Colonel Laurie G. Buckhout relates that the Army has relied heavily on the Navy and Air Force in the past for their electronic warfare capability.
ACCESSION #
36381790

 

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