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2023 to be pivotal year for new Army electronic warfare systems

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Lockheed Martin is working with the Army to field two critical EW systems.

Army moving out on new short range and long-range electronic warfare platforms

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The next year will be critical for the Army as it looks to both field and develop two electronic warfare capabilities in tandem that will provide critical jamming and sensing tools. The first such capability, the Terrestrial Layer System-Brigade Combat Team (TLS-BCT), is undergoing an important operational assessment that will be a critical step in moving out toward fielding. TLS-BCT is the first brigade-organic integrated…

Army working through intelligence and electronic warfare management on integrated platform

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The Army is still working on an approach to manage signals intelligence information and electronic warfare information, which exist under different authorities, aboard its forthcoming integrated platform, FedScoop has learned. The Terrestrial Layer System-Brigade Combat Team (TLS-BCT) is the first brigade-organic integrated cyber, electronic warfare and signals intelligence platform that will mounted aboard a Stryker vehicle. The first unit issued for the Lockheed Martin-built system is slated for the end…

Army looking at several dismounted electronic warfare concepts

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — While the Army still works through a specific requirement for a dismounted electronic warfare jammer program of record, a Stryker-based system that will first be delivered next year will provided limited dismounted capability for soldiers, according to service officials. The Terrestrial Layer System-Brigade Combat Team (TLS-BCT), the Army’s first brigade-organic integrated EW, signals intelligence and cyber platform, will be mounted on a Stryker. First unit issued is…

Army awards 2 contracts to develop concept for long-range EW system

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Mission Systems contracts to develop a proof of concept for a ground-based electronic warfare capability aimed to have effects over thousands of miles. The program for the Terrestrial Layer System-Echelons Above Brigade is designed for signals intelligence, electronic warfare and cyber operations and will be used by the Army’s Multi-Domain Task Force. It comes as advanced adversaries are…

Electronic warfare 'keeps me up at night': undersecretary of the Army

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While not explicitly one of the Army’s key top named priorities, electronic warfare is something that keeps the service’s number two “up at night.” “It is something that definitely keeps me up at night,” Gabe Camarillo, the undersecretary of the Army told reporters following his participation in an event at the Association of the U.S. Army Wednesday. “I’ve been concerned about the EW and electronic protection capabilities in the Army…

Army adding more procurement dollars for major electronic warfare programs

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After zeroing out procurement funding last year for an important electronic warfare program that would allow brigade commanders to conduct jamming and limited cyberattacks from the air, the Army added $3 million for the project in its fiscal 2023 budget request. The 2022 budget saw a cut in what previous budget plans had forecasted would be $12 million in procurement for Multi-Function Electronic Warfare-Air Large, a pod mounted to an…