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Russia surpasses the US in electronic warfare (The National Interest, USA)

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Russia surpasses the US in electronic warfare (The National Interest, USA)



The largest Russian center for the production of electronic warfare equipment - the Radioelectronic Technologies Concern (KRET) has begun factory testing of a powerful ground-based electronic warfare complex (EW) capable of blocking important data transmission channels through which the US Army operates around the world. This complex is integrated with such advanced Russian systems and air defense systems as the C-300B4 anti-aircraft missile systems and the C-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems, and makes it possible to suppress enemy control systems when performing air operations.

According to a source in the concern who gave an interview to the Moscow news agency TASS, the system consists of a set of individual interference modules that can affect the enemy’s control system over long distances with a powerful and complex digital signal. The system is also capable of simultaneous electronic suppression of various systems. “Multichannel stations have been created that provide simultaneous electronic jamming of various systems,” a representative of the Russian military industrial complex told TASS.

The design of the new system (the name of which TASS has not reported) allows it to effectively integrate it with the systems and means of air defense. “In the real time, an automated exchange of intelligence information about the actions of the aerospace grouping in the interests of centralized distribution has been organized,” the TASS source said.

The new Russian electronic warfare complex is a flexible, fault-tolerant multi-level system with multiple distributed elements - interference modules. “Their energy, frequency and intellectual resources are optimally distributed. In addition, all the modules are equipped with individual protection complexes, because they themselves are the object of the enemy’s primary strike, ”said Igor Nasenkov, first deputy general director of the concern.

This new development is important because the US Air Force is heavily dependent on communications networks. The Pentagon uses a family of tactical data networks, including Link-16, combining units of the armed forces in real time. Moscow has been observing the combat capabilities of the United States since the time of the first Gulf War, and it draws lessons from these military operations as an example. Russia, with its powerful military-industrial complex, is investing heavily in overcoming the advantages of the United States. “Russia knows how we act,” commented US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, commander of the European Command of the US Armed Forces, speaking to 25 in February before the House Commission on Armed Forces. “They are investing huge amounts of money in creating EW funds, because they know that we are united by a communications system, and our troops act exactly. And the Russians need to break this connection in order to decrease the accuracy of our actions. ”

To modernize its electronic warfare systems, the United States will need investment and time. Bridlaw, during his speech, admitted that the Pentagon has not paid due attention to EW funds in the last twenty years, which allowed the Kremlin to achieve advantages. This is especially true for the US Air Force, which lost most of its electronic warfare equipment due to the fact that they worked in only one direction, doing stealth technology. True, the U.S. Navy has improved its aviation electronic warfare due to the Boeing EA-18 Groler deck carrier. But until in 2021 a new generation EW suspension container (Raytheon) was installed on it to suppress the enemy air defense radar, this new aircraft will work with the outdated ALQ-99 EW suspension system.

Apparently, recently the Pentagon has once again focused on the EW tools. The First Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Chiefs of Staff is considering the possibility of making the electromagnetic spectrum a battlefield, both in the air, at sea and on land. “Operations in the electromagnetic range are so important that we should think about making it a battlefield,” said Deputy Chief of the Information Department for Command, Control, Communication Channels, Computers, and Information Infrastructure of the US Department of Defense, General Major Sandra Finan), reports the publication Breaking Defense. “In this area, we intend to conduct both offensive and defensive actions ... so I think this is one of the most important activities that we will be able to observe in the future.”
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  1. Achilles
    Achilles April 28 2016 16: 19
    +2
    Good news))
    1. cniza
      cniza April 28 2016 16: 33
      +11
      Quote: Achilles
      Good news))


      Praise, then you must be on guard.
      1. alex-defensor
        alex-defensor April 28 2016 20: 30
        0
        Thanks to the one who posted the article indicating the source!
        Shchaz I will mock patients with the Maidan Fever ... or it is bad to mock patients? repeat
        What do you think?
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    3. Denis Obukhov
      Denis Obukhov April 28 2016 16: 37
      0
      These are all pieces of iron.

      It all depends on who will manage it all and how.
      If, at the very first clap, soldiers abandon it all and flee, just as Iraqi soldiers abandoned Soviet military equipment (and after only mice in the basements didn’t tryn’t what shitty technique this is, one Abrams turns 1000 Russian tanks into dust right away), what’s the point spend billions of people's money?

      The Armed Forces should be provided only in the complex: weapons + ((well-trained personnel + experienced commanders + wise generals) * courage + courage) and plus the patriotic leadership of the country.
      Only then will there be any sense in iron.
    4. Dam
      Dam April 28 2016 16: 57
      +1
      Damn, again Majumar. Everything is great, but this expert is ignorant and stupid. His comparisons of Aircraft alone are worth it. It's amazing how he makes money with this.
      1. Lt. Air Force stock
        Lt. Air Force stock April 28 2016 17: 04
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        Quote: Damm
        Damn, again Majumar. Everything is great, but this expert is ignorant and stupid. His comparisons of Aircraft alone are worth it. It's amazing how he makes money with this.

        National interest is a publication for congressmen, there are probably a lot of articles on superficial comparison of weapons, with the heading "... vs ... Who Wins?" compare for example the Su-35S with the F-22, etc. Neither analysis nor normal articles are nonsense.
        1. nils
          nils April 28 2016 20: 27
          +2
          Quote: Lt. air force reserve
          National interest ... Neither analysis nor normal articles is nonsense.


          What National interest is silent about:

          The radio-photonic radars developed in Russia, based on the use of radio-optical phased antenna arrays (ROFAR), due to their peculiarities, will be impossible to suppress with classical means of electronic warfare (EW), Vladimir Mikheev, advisor to the first deputy general director of the Radioelectronic Technologies Concern developing ROFAR, told reporters.

          Photonic technologies will significantly expand the capabilities of modern communications and radars - their mass will more than halve, and the resolution will increase tenfold. The ultra-wideband signal of ROFAR makes it possible to obtain practically a television image in the radar range. Radiophotonics technology should open up new opportunities to improve the performance of the "smart skin" used on Russian helicopters and the latest generation of aircraft.

          "Modern electronic warfare systems provide a signal to the input of a radio receiver, usually in the range of 70-80 decibels relative to its threshold sensitivity. Therefore, they can suppress," close "a device operating in the range, for example, 40 decibels. However, devices with ROFAR can operate in very different ranges, for example - 200 decibels. And even when 100 decibels are working on it, the radio photonic radar will not feel any difference. Therefore, it cannot be suppressed by traditional methods of electronic suppression, "Mikheev said.

          In addition, the photonic crystal is able to work under such loads when other crystals simply evaporate.
      2. vlad_vlad
        vlad_vlad April 28 2016 17: 23
        +1
        Quote: Damm
        Damn, again Majumar. Everything is great, but this expert is ignorant and stupid. His comparisons of Aircraft alone are worth it. It's amazing how he makes money with this.


        much more surprisingly different - why the hell with enviable regularity does someone retype this muddy here on the site?

        This National Interest is like a regular tabloid, only with a military bias. If it would be possible to add here sekc to the topic, then tomorrow this crap will start typing "about the sexual perversion of a tank over a motorcycle."
    5. yushch
      yushch April 28 2016 19: 13
      +1
      Quote: Achilles
      Good news))


      If you mean the news that the Pentagon has concentrated its efforts in developing the latest electronic warfare systems, then this news is clearly not good. Like it or not, and the States have a serious base in creating new models of electronics.
  2. harlequin73
    harlequin73 April 28 2016 16: 22
    +1
    EW is power!
    1. just exp
      just exp April 28 2016 16: 33
      +2
      and Obama mu @@ la.
      1. harlequin73
        harlequin73 April 28 2016 17: 13
        0
        More precisely and you will not tell.
    2. Svetlana
      Svetlana April 28 2016 18: 41
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      Quote: harlequin73
      EW is power!

      The greater the strength of the electromagnetic fields of the electronic warfare, the more effective it is crushing the enemy communications. There is no reception against scrap. The greater the interference power generated by the EW facility, the less likely it is that a DSS or CDMA correlation receiver (based on a broadband noise-like spectrum) will catch something intelligible.
  3. Aaron Zawi
    Aaron Zawi April 28 2016 16: 29
    +8
    This is Dave Majmudar a specialist in a wide field. wink I wonder who pays him extra. After such articles, we can only wait for a sharp increase in the US military budget.
    1. Seaman77
      Seaman77 April 29 2016 08: 17
      +2
      Quote: Aron Zaavi
      This is Dave Majmudar a specialist in a wide field.


      Like all Indians. This is their trick - to talk about everything and about nothing ...
  4. Altona
    Altona April 28 2016 16: 35
    +3
    What kind of wars were fought, such weapons were ordered. If we revive the Cold War, then we must also recall the high-tech means of fighting - missiles with nuclear warheads, electronic warfare equipment, modern delivery systems and all that. For the past 30 years, the United States has fought wars with an admittedly weak enemy.
    1. atalef
      atalef April 28 2016 17: 21
      +1
      Quote: Altona
      If we revive the Cold War, then we must also recall the high-tech means of fighting - missiles with nuclear warheads, electronic warfare equipment, modern delivery systems and all that. For the past 30 years, the United States has fought wars with a notoriously weak enemy

      It seems to me that no one will dispute the fact that the USA is ahead of Russia both in microelectronics and in software, and science does not lag behind either.
      These are generally the main pillars of electronic warfare.
      Therefore, as Stanislavsky said - I do not believe it, well, oranges do not grow on aspen ..
      It is not possible to lag behind in all these indicators in the end.
      IMHO. It seems to me that this article is for intra-American use - they want to get some more money out of Congress.
      1. Altona
        Altona April 28 2016 17: 28
        +6
        Quote: atalef
        It seems to me that no one will dispute the fact that the USA is ahead of Russia both in microelectronics and in software, and science does not lag behind either.
        These are generally the main pillars of electronic warfare.
        Therefore, as Stanislavsky said - I do not believe it, well, oranges do not grow on aspen ..
        It is not possible to lag behind in all these indicators in the end.
        IMHO. It seems to me that this article is for intra-American use - they want to get some more money out of Congress.

        ---------------------
        Nevertheless, the USSR managed to cram into 256 kilobytes the full return cycle of the Buran to its home airfield with a geodetic error of 1 (!!!) meter. So you can use a saber skillfully. And you can shoot the dunes with high-precision rockets.
      2. godofwar6699
        godofwar6699 April 28 2016 18: 42
        0
        Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP)
        1. asbaev
          asbaev April 28 2016 20: 02
          -1
          Cool cartoon and no more :)
          1. godofwar6699
            godofwar6699 April 28 2016 23: 22
            0
            everything to help you sleep at night
      3. bk316
        bk316 April 28 2016 19: 09
        +5
        Quote: atalef
        These are generally the main pillars of electronic warfare.

        Not quite.
        The main pillar - radiophysics - is the foundation in the field of electronic warfare.
        Microelectronics and software development is an EW add-in.

        As they say, Shannon is certainly an American, but Kotelnikov is Russian laughing (if you know what I mean)

        Moreover, no one says that the United States cannot catch up with us, they simply haven’t been soaring for about 30 years, they’re going to fight with the Papuans. Why do they need advanced electronic warfare? And our development did not stop even in the 90s, believe me.
      4. Manul
        Manul April 28 2016 20: 14
        +1
        Quote: atalef
        It seems to me that no one will dispute the fact that the USA is ahead of Russia both in microelectronics and in software, and science does not lag behind either.
        These are generally the main pillars of electronic warfare.
        Therefore, as Stanislavsky said - I do not believe it, well, oranges do not grow on aspen ..

        Sorry, but no one disputes the state championship in iOS and WINDOWS 10.
    2. bert123
      bert123 April 28 2016 19: 14
      -3
      Quote: Altona
      For the past 30 years, the United States has been at war with a knowingly weak adversary.


      and Russia with obviously strong?
  5. Silman1985
    Silman1985 April 28 2016 16: 39
    +1
    Guys, I understand that electronic warfare is power, BUT, tell me why upload to the network the news of our developers ?????? After all, it is in the public domain! And not only we can read it !!!!
    1. Manul
      Manul April 28 2016 20: 16
      0
      Quote: Silman1985
      And not only we can read it !!!!

      I'll tell you honestly - you are already under the hood too.
  6. mav1971
    mav1971 April 28 2016 16: 48
    0
    Quote two years ago:

    To date, Khibiny is one of the most effective REP systems, but the American SAP AN / ALQ-99F (V) with its attached RTR systems is not inferior to our system at all, and even surpasses in terms of accuracy, therefore Khibins need improvement , which is being conducted as part of the Kaluga NIRTI project called “Tarantula”.


    Evgeny Damantsev.
    Often here are his articles.
    In admiration for the West is not seen in principle.
    He has more faith than Majumaru!

    As usual - Majumar is a court beggar for the US military-industrial complex.
    Forever crying.
  7. LÄRZ
    LÄRZ April 28 2016 16: 51
    +1
    Well, you don't have to pay attention to these "analytical" calculations by Dave Majumdar, the old song: "Give me money, or else ..." And here is our trial of the new EW-class system! It seems that here our "locomotive" rushes at full steam.
    This new development is important because the US Air Force is heavily dependent on communication networks. The Pentagon uses a family of tactical data networks, including Link-16, combining the armed forces in real time. Moscow has been observing the military capabilities of the United States since the time of the first Gulf War and is drawing lessons from the example of these military operations.
    Well, here we have found one of the pain points of the Americans. And our answer is adequate and not so costly.
  8. rubidiy
    rubidiy April 28 2016 17: 00
    0
    stupidly knock out money. Don't take it seriously.
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  10. mik6403
    mik6403 April 28 2016 18: 17
    0
    one of the few areas where they catch up with us, not us ... and it pleases
  11. Rossiyanin
    Rossiyanin April 28 2016 18: 35
    +1
    Quote: Denis Obukhov
    These are all pieces of iron.

    It all depends on who will manage it all and how.
    If, at the very first clap, soldiers abandon it all and flee, just as Iraqi soldiers abandoned Soviet military equipment (and after only mice in the basements didn’t tryn’t what shitty technique this is, one Abrams turns 1000 Russian tanks into dust right away), what’s the point spend billions of people's money?

    The Armed Forces should be provided only in the complex: weapons + ((well-trained personnel + experienced commanders + wise generals) * courage + courage) and plus the patriotic leadership of the country.
    Only then will there be any sense in iron.

    Where have you seen the fleeing Russian soldiers? Damn as much as 1000 of our tanks turns to dust, no need to carry a blizzard!
  12. beer-youk
    beer-youk April 28 2016 22: 38
    0
    Quote: yushch
    Like it or not, and the States have a serious base in creating new models of electronics.


    Only this base was stuck somewhere in the 80s of the last century, in any case in the field of electronic warfare. Here, as in communications of guaranteed durability, the USA lagged behind Russia not even for decades, but forever.
  13. Ros 56
    Ros 56 April 29 2016 05: 25
    +1
    Something in recent days has been continuous articles about our superiority over states in various types of weapons. Of course, this is alarming, but on the other hand I agree with many things, as there is evidence of this. Both direct and indirect. And this inspires some optimism along with concerns. And this is especially confirmed by the wild, vicious howl about the Russian threat from the American licking.
  14. Buffet
    Buffet April 29 2016 23: 10
    0
    Yes, just for some reason, for example, we cut it off, and there are reductions. A lot of rumors go around, especially after Serdyukov arrived. Scouring ...