Military Helicopter Conference Report
Colonel Brian C Ferris (Ret’d), Deputy Director EW Division, U.S. Army described U.S. EW Capabilities for Platform Self Protection.
Threat EW capabilities are increasing in China, Iran, Russia and from Al Qaeda The current focus is on radio controlled IEDs IEWs is the future–a modular concept for group forces. ‘Electronic Fires’ is a relatively new concept.
For Airborne Electronic Attack, there is a plan is to put an EW pod called CEASAR on the Sky Warrior UAS, but it will be tested first on an RC-12 aircraft.