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Dr. Thomas Withington

Dr. Thomas Withington
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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.
LAND-USMC-EW

New Tools for New Threats

The US Marine Corps is reorienting its focus to near-peer rivalries in the Asia-Pacific. Its electronic warfare capabilities will need to follow suit. Published this...
Air-MALD-J

Silver Surfers

Raytheon’s ADM-160 MALD decoy and jammer is celebrating its silver jubilee. The US Navy is joining the party. It is 25 years since the US...
Operation Triton

Listening to Criminals

A new European Union initiative to combat sanctions busting and people smuggling in and around Libya could benefit from robust SIGINT support. As March was...
COMINT-Consulting

Electronic Warfare Podcast 3: In Conversation with COMINT Consulting’s Jim Kilgallen

Is our fixation with the latest and greatest electronic warfare technology in danger of overwhelming our need to support and nurture the human factor?...
Cobham-Falcon-90

JEWCS of Hazard

Schooling naval personnel in electromagnetic righteousness is at the heart of the training provided by NATO’s JEWCS organisation. Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) The alliance’s...
Practical-ESM-Analysis

Interview – Understanding the Parameters

Renowned EW expert Dr. Sue Robertson recently published a book examining electronic support measures. She shares her thoughts on this, and the challenges of...

Electronic Warfare Podcast 2: Electrons in Idlib [7:41]

Although much of the world’s attention is distracted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Syria’s civil war may have entered its end game. Russia and Turkey have...
US-Navy-IFF

À La Mode

NATO has set a deadline of 30 June to replace the legacy Mode-4 IFF protocol with Mode-5. We examine what this means for the...
M-1126-(US-DOD)

Small Waves

L3Harris has told Armada International that it is forging ahead with the development of Millimetre Wave communications technology. MMW Frequencies Millimetre Wave (MMW) frequencies, so called...
USS-Theodore-Roosevelt-(US-Navy)

Electric Shock

The People’s Republic of China has called for ‘electromagnetic attacks’ against US Navy warships in the South China Sea. The Warning The warning was articulated via...

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