Army's electronic-warfare training seen as lagging behind Russian efforts

December 04, 2015 |
Ellen Mitchell
The Army's lack of dedicated electronic-warfare units is keeping U.S. soldiers several steps behind their Russian counterparts, according to the service's electronic-warfare chief. Col. Jeffrey Church said Dec. 1 the Army must make key advances in organization and training of its EW specialists, as no system is currently in place to group them into units or train them in a contested electromagnetic spectrum. "The Russians train to it," Church said. "They have electronic-warfare units, they have electronic-warfare equipment that those...

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