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The Changing Capability of Manpack Electronic Warfare Systems

RUSI Defence Systems, 3 Mar 2010 By Chris Tarran and Gavin O'Connell

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Chris Tarran is Electronic Warfare Business Sector Manager, and Gavin O’Connell is Electronic Warfare Operations Specialist at Roke Manor Research, which is behind some of the most innovative technology in the defence sector. In this article, the authors describe the trade-offs that have to be made between functionality of electronic warfare (EW) manpack systems and such tactical considerations as weight, volume and power, and how these can be minimised through incorporation of new technologies.



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