The Radio Controlled IED: Protecting Troops From the 'Unseen Threat' in Afghanistan
Electronic counter measures (ECM) such as jammers are equipment items of enormous importance to soldiers in Afghanistan to counter the threat from radio-controlled IEDs (RCIEDs). ECM, where available and when used correctly, has proven an extremely effective counter against such IED switches.
'Blue on blue' ECM
ECM is very much a finite resource, in that not all Afghan regional commands (RCs) have it, and this can be seen by the regional trends of IED events. However, a major probl...
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