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Army wants to develop EW payloads launched from the air and potentially the ground

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The Army is looking at the potential for air- or even ground-launched electronic warfare platforms as part of a new modernized architecture to stay ahead of adversaries. So-called Air Launched Effects (ALE) are essentially small drones or payloads released in midair by larger aircraft, either manned or unmanned. These smaller systems could consist of a variety of payloads and could loiter over a target being…