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Dr. Thomas Withington

Dr. Thomas Withington
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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.
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News about NEWS

The Nikkei Asian Review reported on 29 June that the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGDSF) will active a new electronic warfare unit near the...
Pantsir-(Dimity-Fomin)

We need to talk about Pantsir

How has electronic warfare made Russia's Pantsir air defence system so vulnerable? KBP’s Pantsir (NATO reporting name SA-22 Greyhound) series short-range air defence system was...
E-7A-Wedgetail

Electronic Warfare for RAF Wedgetails

Leonardo plans to certify electronic warfare equipment for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) new E-7 Wedgetail AEW.1 airborne early warning aircraft by 2022. Defensive...
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COMJAM Down Under

Reports emerged in May that the Australian Army will receive new mobile EW systems. What will this mean for its EW posture? The Australian Army...
Air-CESMO

The Cooperative Approach

NATO’s CESMO initiative is an important step forward in providing real-time RF data during operations to help the speedy avoidance or engagement of RF...
Podcast-Hawkeye360

Electronic Warfare Podcast 5: Space-based RF sensing and analysis [11:42]

Space-based RF sensing and analysis is democratising thanks to the influence of the private sector, no longer solely the domain of those nations rich...
Space-Nanosat

BRO-mance

The exclusive space SIGINT club is about to receive to new members as the Netherlands and Norway forge ahead with their BROS satellite programme. The...
CDP

Police in a Jam

Widespread anger in the US over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department are seeing some protestors jam...
AI-Podcast-4-Infiltration

Electronic Warfare Podcast 4: David Gledhill talks about his new novel Infiltration [8:38]

David Gledhill was a navigator on the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom series fighter, and then on the RAF’s Panavia Tornado-F3...
Interview-Jonas-Kjellen

From Russia with Hertz

We catch up with Jonas Kjellén, an analyst at Sweden’s FOI defence research institute and an expert on the Russian military, to hear his...

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