Media: US capabilities to conduct electronic warfare is much lower than Russian

Прочувствовав на себе возможности российских комплексов РЭБ «Красуха-4» в Сирии и Украине, американские военные вынуждены признать, что безусловное лидерство в этом вопросе на сегодняшний день принадлежит России, говорится в статье, опубликованной в журнале Foreign Policy.


Media: US capabilities to conduct electronic warfare is much lower than Russian


“From the beginning of the operation in the Crimea, the Ukrainian military noted that their radio transmitters and telephones could not function for several hours,” the article quotes. RIA News. “For its part, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission reported that its drones faced GPS jamming, and therefore the UAV had to be planted.”

“There are entire combat units in Russia that are engaged in electronic warfare,” said Jeff Church Church, head of the EW section of the US Army, as the journal says.

These units, according to him, have special equipment and they have a "special order of subordination." Whereas in the US Army, "these tasks are usually performed by two soldiers from the battalion who provide round-the-clock operation." Church noted that in total “more than 1000 of such positions are provided, but only 813 is occupied”.

He also admitted that in the last 10 years, the allocation of money for the purchase of new equipment is proceeding according to the residual principle, “which is why it mainly lies on the shelves and requires repair and refurbishment”. “Without regular funding, it becomes obsolete,” Church added.

The Pentagon "is developing several programs to update and improve the integration of electronic warfare, but none of them will be implemented in the near future," concludes the publication.
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  1. DIVAN SOLDIER 23 October 2015 09: 25 New
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    Ahrenet, it turns out that the Americans do not have enough funding, this is news, but what about show-offs ??
    1. Vladimyrych 23 October 2015 09: 27 New
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      I may be wrong, but admiration State Department, Pentagon, NATO Euro Command, and Western Press в сторону России и МО России меня лично напрягает. Когда тебя хвалят враги - жди беды и подставы. Нельзя расслабляться.
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      2. oleg-gr 23 October 2015 09: 31 New
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        Jam, so jam. The Americans found a reason to increase the budget. The words about "regular funding" are what this is all about.
      3. Good_Taxist 23 October 2015 09: 32 New
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        What is what is, and do not be shy about your "COMPLEXES" :-))))
      4. vorobey 23 October 2015 09: 35 New
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        Quote: Vladimir
        Когда тебя хвалят враги - жди беды и подставы. Нельзя расслаб


        This is true .. but apparently Snowden told a lot of interesting things about the organization and structure ... so to speak, if you know the device, it all depends on the flight of fantasy .. wassat
      5. science fiction writer 23 October 2015 09: 36 New
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        Ahrenet, it turns out that the Americans do not have enough funding, this is news, but what about show-offs ??

        So now Barack has frozen the US military budget, like a veto. Here they are whining the warriors of Amer.
        I don’t even know how to praise him or give him a ride around his mother request
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      7. KazaK Bo 23 October 2015 09: 40 New
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        Vladimyrych
        I can be mistaken, but the admiration of the State Department, the Pentagon, the command of the Euro NATO, and the Western press towards Russia and the Russian Defense Ministry annoys me personally. When enemies praise you, wait for troubles and set-ups.

        Absolutely right! EW is one of the most closed topics and not for public discussion. THEREFORE, HERE YOU CAN WAIT ANY DOGS ... PRAISE .. FALSE INFORMATION INFORMATION IN ORDER TO COVER THE TRUE STATE OF THE MATTERS AND LEAD THE OPPONENT TO THE DEADLINE BRANCH OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF B \ TECHNOLOGY!
        The development of A. Merov’s industry in the ELECTRONIC ELEMENT BASE raises very big doubts about the statements about the cardinal lag of the USA ...
        But I know for sure that WE DON'T LAP THE BREAD BAR !!!
        1. Corporal Valera 23 October 2015 12: 50 New
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          Quote: KazaK Bo
          But I know for sure that WE DON'T LAP THE BREAD BAR !!!

          The only question is: will the trend continue, if I may say so? What we now have is the development of a Soviet design school performed by designers and engineers who were educated in the USSR. 20 years later, in the framework of the modern Bologna system of education and undergraduate studies, I’m not sure that there will be specialists who can give out something more complicated than an iron! You should immediately pay attention to the education system in our country and to the relevant ministers! Otherwise ... are we all dead?
      8. fox21h 23 October 2015 09: 54 New
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        Quote: Vladimir
        I may be wrong, but admiration State Department, Pentagon, NATO Euro Command, and Western Press в сторону России и МО России меня лично напрягает. Когда тебя хвалят враги - жди беды и подставы. Нельзя расслабляться.

        Most likely this is again a game to increase funding, for Pendos in this regard, not everything is as bad as they paint.
        1. bulvas 23 October 2015 10: 00 New
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          the American army did not yet need real EW, because it was pointless against those with whom they fought.

          Our army was preparing to confront against NATO, and therefore prepared.

          I think they don’t have much time to pull themselves

      9. GSH-18 23 October 2015 09: 59 New
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        Quote: Vladimir
        side of Russia and the Russian Defense Ministry personally annoys me. When enemies praise you, wait for troubles and set-ups. You can’t relax.

        They do not praise. They are at a loss. And now they are trying to dislodge additional financing. Do not strain too much, dear, this is not the case.
      10. Vita vko 23 October 2015 10: 50 New
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        Americans praise Russian weapons only when it is beneficial to them, i.e. as it is now with the goal of knocking out extra money from Congress.
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        You can’t relax.

        This is for sure, especially when memories of the start of Operation Desert Storm in Iraq are fresh. Then the Americans managed to create such a power of interference that Soviet radars on the Black Sea coast were almost completely suppressed, showing only flares and bearings in the entire south direction. Modern Russian radars are slightly better protected from interference, mainly due to the possibility of fast tuning of frequency and broadband signals, but the EW technique does not stand still.
      11. Skif83 23 October 2015 10: 57 New
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        That's it!
        One has only to recall what Tabouretkin did with the company under the approval of obamok.
      12. opus 23 October 2015 11: 55 New
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        Quote: Vladimir
        but the admiration of the State Department, the Pentagon, the command of the Euro NATO, and the Western press towards Russia and the Russian Defense Ministry annoys me personally. TO

        and right. Doubts are justified
        Like yes:
        The US EW service, comprising 813 (TOTAL) officers, warrant officers, and sergeants, for the most part has a good knowledge of EW theory

        BUT
        1. They rely on aviation (surface-to-air air defense systems aren’t normal), and not on the ground.
        Aviation is simpler and easier (long-range, mobile)
        The basis of the army’s electronic warfare kit is aviation radio and electronic reconnaissance systems that monitor the enemy’s territory to a depth of at least 100 km.


        Aircraft C-12 Huron, equipped with a container system RER and REP of enemy communications CEASAR
        UAV Northrop Grumman / Bell MQ-8C Fire Scout
        AN / ALQ-184 F-16 fighter
        RV-1D aircraft equipped with Quick On-2 system (AN / ALQ-133)
        Helicopter EN-60A equipped with Quick Fix-2 system
        Advanced Gardreil-5 air-ground system, including RC-12D aircraft with AN / USD-9 (V) 2 radio interception and direction finding equipment and AN / TSQ-105 (V) 4 ground-based mobile data processing and control center (represents three vans (12 m long), a mobile terminal AN / TSC-87 for communication with RC-12D aircraft, and a pre-flight test cabin for the equipment of these aircraft AN / ARM-63 (V) 4.)
        aviation system AN / ALQ-150 "Sefire Tiger", including three aircraft RU-21
        RC-12K aircraft equipped with the "Guardrail Nommon Sensor" system.
        Mobile electronic warfare system EDUS based on the standard shipborne complex REB US Navy AN / SLQ-32 (V) 3
        ALQ-157 on the CH-47 Chinook and C-130 Hercules
        AN / ALQ-128 on F-15C / D / E.
        AN / ALQ-99 on EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G and EF-111A Raven.

        2. There is the same land: the means of radio and radio technical intelligence division
        AN / MSO-103A Timpek and AN / TSQ-114A Trailblazer.
        Terrestrial mobile station AN / MSQ-103A "Timpek".
        MASINT -Measurement And Signature Intelligence
        AN / TSQ-114A Trailblazer Terrestrial Intelligence System (AN / TRQ-32)
        HEEXJAM jammer.
        XM869 jammer in an artillery shell case.
        EW EFVS fighting vehicle
        1. opus 23 October 2015 11: 56 New
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          3. From ten largest in the world multinational corporations in the field of IT eight transnational corporations belong to the USA (ninth and tenth transnational corporations - Sony, Samsung), then the US IT industry, having created an extremely profitable and high-tech industry, was able to influence the economic and technological development of the world.

          The functional purpose of the REP of the U.S. Armed Forces is to administer (regulate) the electromagnetic spectrum in combat operations - the Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, which, according to the analysis of the experience of the real use of U.S. EW in local conflicts, consists in conducting administrative measures in the entire electromagnetic frequency spectrum. Among them are the ability to carry out electronic interference (Electronic Attack), electronic protection (Electronic Protection) and electronic warfare (Electronic Warfare Support).

          3.Cool thing: Next-Generation Airborne Electronic Attack (NGAEA)

          10,4 kilowatts.
          fully digit, not tied to AFAR.
          It can irradiate (suppress) several targets with different frequencies SIMULTANEOUSLY
          Compare with "cable salad" AN / ALQ-99



          EA-18Gs and f-35 everything will be removed in the body (aerodynamics, EPR)
          ALQ-99 reduces maximum speed, increases fuel consumption, increases EPR, introduces interference to AFA radar

          EIRP-low-power radio transmitter with a directional antenna can create in some direction the same level of radio emission as a powerful radio transmitter with a weakly directional antenna.
      13. Lt. Air Force stock 23 October 2015 12: 23 New
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        Quote: Vladimir
        When enemies praise you, wait for troubles and set-ups. You can’t relax.

        They do not praise Russia, but intimidate the public and US parliamentarians to give them extra money.
    2. Alex_Rarog 23 October 2015 09: 30 New
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      So they really have been cutting the budget for the last ten years, they are buying megawunderwaffles, while they are cutting on what they need ...
      1. GSH-18 23 October 2015 10: 02 New
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        Quote: Alex_Rarog
        buy megawunderwaffles, while cutting on what you need ..

        Said right to the point. Namely megawunderwaffles in space cost. It is enough to give here the cost of F-22 which is equal to 9 tons of gold apiece.
    3. i80186 23 October 2015 09: 30 New
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      Quote: DIVAN SOLDIER
      Ahrenet, it turns out that the Americans do not have enough funding, this is news, but what about show-offs ??

      Well, they have lasers, relstrons, drones, drones, and of course, where without it, the best fighter / attack aircraft / bomber / carrier of tactical nuclear weapons of vertical take-off F-35. smile
      1. KazaK Bo 23 October 2015 09: 53 New
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        i80186
        Well, they have lasers, relstrons, drones, drones, and of course, where without it, the best fighter / attack aircraft / bomber / carrier of tactical nuclear weapons of vertical take-off F-35

        And they say that A. measures in the mouth mushrooms grow! Correctly someone from the members of the forum noticed - THIS IS FOR PONTS! They already sold the very same F-35s to their partners ... they raked off the prepayment and the obligation to purchase ... And THEY ... In the USA (!!!) THE QUESTION ABOUT REFUSING THIS TYPE B / AIRCRAFT ! Due to the extremely negative ratio BATTLE EFFICIENCY \ PRICE! And the prospect of its improvement and development of b \ capabilities is extremely doubtful.
        The same is true for many other issues ... the same B / LASERS are EFFECTIVE ONLY when applied at a distance of up to 300 (!!!) meters. THIS IS ONE SIDE OF YOUR QUESTION!
        The second side - IF IN OUR MEDIA DOESN'T HAVE THIS OR OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROSPECTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF B / TECHNOLOGY ... THIS DOES NOT MEAN THAT WE ONLY DO AND DO WHAT WE POOL IN THE NOSE !!!
        1. Alexander Romanov 23 October 2015 10: 13 New
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          Quote: KazaK Bo

          And they still say that A. measures

          How convenient it is to read your koment stuffed with caps fool
    4. Rav075 23 October 2015 09: 32 New
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      And they have show-offs for merkel and olands!
    5. Tony bullet 23 October 2015 09: 32 New
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      так вы представьте сколько эти шакалы тратят бабла на содержание своих баз за рубежом, наверно половина военного бюджета уходит на это.
      1. tongilguk 23 October 2015 10: 30 New
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        Well, I won’t believe that the states are doing so badly. Apparently they somewhat underestimated our capabilities and thought that we still use 80s equipment.
    6. Lt. Air Force stock 23 October 2015 12: 32 New
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      Quote: DIVAN SOLDIER
      Ahrenet, it turns out that the Americans do not have enough funding, this is news, but what about show-offs ??

      Because Russia spends money on the defense of its territory, and the United States on the control of the whole world and the maintenance of their 600 bases outside the United States, of course there is not enough money.
    7. Sterlya 23 October 2015 19: 38 New
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      interesting. whether they hide something, It’s not good when these praise us. not good. We are used to the fact that they will not see us, they are afraid, they are afraid
  2. axel320 23 October 2015 09: 27 New
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    Nicely.))
  3. Penetrator 23 October 2015 09: 29 New
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    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission reported that their drones encountered jamming GPS, in connection with which UAVs had to land

    Let them say thanks that the UAV’s control was not intercepted and allowed to land them. And then the "Auto Base" could cause big trouble.
  4. Ayujak 23 October 2015 09: 30 New
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    An excellent reason to "cut", I'm sorry, to spend several billion US taxpayers to fight the "thousands" of Krauch. good 5% to me, for the idea.
    1. sl22277 23 October 2015 10: 04 New
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      I agree. The successes of Russia in EW are significant, this is a fact. But I think that the Americans are stumbling to lull vigilance and beg money from Congress.
  5. individual 23 October 2015 09: 34 New
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    РЭБ - дело многофакторное, покрытое завесой тайны. Мутное финансирование - которого всегда мало.
    Any publication in the press is a funding requirement.
  6. Gormenghast 23 October 2015 09: 41 New
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    Again, the Pentagon extorting money?

    People get cards by grub (greetings from the late USSR) laughing and the Pentagon lacks 600 billion.
  7. gelezo47 23 October 2015 09: 42 New
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    Another request for money through the media. With their budget for the defense industry, you can launch fantastic projects. But the Pentagon generals won’t get drunk either. Give me a tidbit and cut it ...
    Already more than one project was curtailed, and without bringing it to its logical end ... negative
  8. a-cola 23 October 2015 09: 49 New
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    It's so simple! No need to fight with us and there will be no problems. So much money will be left for the prosperity of the people, manned flights to Mars, etc. Not life will be, but a fairy tale.
  9. gridasov 23 October 2015 09: 59 New
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    Существует три основных критерия на которых базируется все достижения человека в радиоэлектронике . Это получение высокой плотности эл. магнитного импульса . Расширение шкалы диапазона этого импульса . И управляемость этими эл. магнитными процессами. Поэтому и военные достижения напрямую зависят от этих научных достижений. Вывод прост- опережающие способности любой из стран в области РЭБ это кратковременный этап . Поэтому баланс всегда может "качнуть чашу весов" в любую сторону.
  10. BOB044 23 October 2015 10: 08 New
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    Of course, one should not be recognized. If they admit that our EW "Kraukha-4" is better than the USA. We just need to work on improving the technology, so that we would not be caught up and done with the rays of those. data. And so our fellows. drinks
  11. slizhov 23 October 2015 10: 08 New
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    Once again, overslept and flooded with crocodile teardrops ...
  12. rudik 23 October 2015 10: 10 New
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    Lies ...I also always tell everyone that I can’t shoot.
  13. Gunther 23 October 2015 10: 12 New
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    Jeffrey Church, head of electronic warfare for the US Army, admitted that over the past 10 years, the allocation of money for the purchase of new equipment has been made on a residual basis, which is why it mainly lies on the shelves and requires repair and conversion. ” “Without regular funding, it becomes obsolete,” Church added.

    The fact that we are not lagging behind in EW is certainly pleasing, but the words of the Pendoshkan Church speak more likely that the Pentagon is eager to cut budget funds.
  14. russmensch 23 October 2015 10: 15 New
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    In the late 80s, when I served in St. Petersburg, I had a chance to talk with one officer from the VKS. Then he asked him a stupid question: Do you need horseradish, except to look at the ground and take pictures of something there? What else can you do? The answer struck me ... It turns out even then they could turn off the TV and radio stations of any country and start broadcasting in this country themselves, establish interference, block the work of spy satellites ... Honestly, I apologized for my stupidity, although this were my good friends. And more than 25 years have passed ... Surely, our VKS has a lot of interesting things for adversaries ...
    1. DobryAAH 24 October 2015 00: 47 New
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      It turns out even then that they could turn off the television and radio stations of any country and start broadcasting in that country themselves,

      Nonsense!
  15. Lumumba 23 October 2015 10: 15 New
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    Yes, everything is there, and there is technology, and money ...

    Only here there was a special specificity: no matter what the child prodigy is, then some five million bucks are only R&D alone. This is the scale! Compared to them, our “sawmakers” are just children, even Chubais peacefully smokes on the sidelines, compared to the scale of the cut of defense orders in some Boeing there.

    It’s just that they haven’t somehow accepted it publicly, the American defense industry is still the face of the United States, and for transmitting information to the media you can at least lose your job with a shameful characterization that even a janitor in a supermarket will not accept.

    It’s not a fact that we saw — a scandal over the whole of Russia with the public outcry of the electorate on the feces on the Internet, and universal coverage by various media with the invitation of numerous neoliberal “experts”. And there will be no media that does not trample on this topic properly.
  16. Leeder 23 October 2015 11: 07 New
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    Quote: DIVAN SOLDIER
    Ahrenet, it turns out that the Americans do not have enough funding, this is news, but what about show-offs ??

    Funding is always not enough, but they are used to fighting with savages, and electronic warfare is not needed for these purposes.
  17. Dimka off 23 October 2015 11: 37 New
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    this is our undoubted trump card in the sleeve. In due time this trump card will say its weighty word
  18. interceptor58 23 October 2015 12: 01 New
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    The development of domestic electronic warfare equipment has never stopped. In the 90s, too, they walked, but by inertia, like a coasting machine with an engine stopped. But managed to turn on the ignition in time. After all, there were promising developments of Miass, Plast, Turanga, Shunak. Many ideas have found application in the electronic warfare systems produced. Purpose in present - Improving the reliability of Reb systems.
  19. sharp-lad 23 October 2015 14: 24 New
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    Если отставание реально есть, то не стоит надеяться на продолжительность этого состояния. Как бы Americans небыли бы тупы, чувство самосохранения и предприимчивость у них не отнимешь, "мозги" закуплены с многократным запасом, в том числе и в России, а значит вот вот наступят на пятки или обгонят.
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    GDV 23 October 2015 15: 56 New
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    On vanity, they want to take ghouls, they have to look for jambs in themselves, the matter is not clean.