Airmen at Joint Base Langley Eustis, Virginia perform field exercises during Force Protection Operational Rehearsal (FPOR). An Airman (right) carries the dismounted “manpack” JCREW system to show capabilities during the event in November of 2022. (Defense Dept. photo)

Navy sees IED and drone jamming as important use case for AI

The JCREW I1B1 system is used by the U.S. Navy, Air Force and international partners such as Australia.
An F-16 Fighting Falcon from Eglin Air Force Base flies over a high school football game in Niceville, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Tristan McIntire)

New F-16 jammer undergoes ‘LIVE’ testing

The AN/ALQ-257 Integrated Viper Electronic Warfare Suite (IVEWS), made by Northrop Grumman, recently completed U.S. Air Force Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) testing.