An excellent Youtube on the many aspects of electronic warfare (EW). From Covert Cabal,
January 13, 2019.
It has obviously been made with US DoD cooperation. Featuring:
1 min, 15 secs Boeing EA-18G Growler
2:45 Aircraft Decoys
3:03 eg: the ALE-50 Towed Decoy System and the
3:17 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy (MALD) ADM-160
3:55 How EC-130H Compass Call and EA-18Gs fool enemy radars
5:50 How to trick airborne radars
6:52 Jamming communications
7:20 Russian jamming arrays, eg Murmansk-BN eg. in Crimea
8:05 Jamming GPS and other satellite positioning systems
8:52 But advanced US jets are partly reliant on GPS! StormBreaker glide bomb.
9:22 Jamming in spotlight due to Western military's increasing use of UAV "drones" eg. Reaper and
9:52 Cheap mini-drones as assassination weapons, Venezuela.
10:50 Electronic counter-countermeasures (ECCM)
11:05 Anti-jamming weapons
11:15 Frequency hopping as in airborne AESA radars.
12:17 Infrared search and track (IRST) used by Russia.
12:50 Many frequency bands not yet exploited by EW
13:05 Use of ALQ-144 and lasers protecting combatting MANPADS
13:53 Electronic Support Measues / ELINT (electronic intelligence) missions described
14:52 The Murmask-BN ground station also intercepts signals
Some WWII Battle of Britain radar history
16:35 Importance of modern EW.
16:50 EW important to NATO