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Dr. Thomas Withington

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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.

June Radio Round-Up: Military Communications News

Welcome to the first of Armada's new Radio Round-Up articles where each month we highlight all the latest news in the military communications products,...
Thales AN/PRC-148 radio

Casting the Net: New Combat Net Radios for the US Army

The US Army’s Combat Net Radio programme heralds new transceivers for the US armed forces to eventually replace legacy SINCGARS systems. It has been a...

Tactical Communications Podcast 1: Finding MIMO

We are delighted to launch Armada’s new series of Military Communications podcasts. In our first episode we dive into the world of Multiple-In, Multiple-Out...
STEADFAST COBALT Exercise

Zero Day, Plug and Play

As far as codenames for military exercises are concerned, they don’t come much better than STEADFAST COBALT. Starting on 16th May STEADFAST COBALT tests...

June Spectrum SitRep – Electronic Warfare News

Armada’s monthly round-up of all the latest electronic warfare news in the product, programme and operational domains. Products Hensoldt unveiled the company’s new Kalaetron Attack electronic...
TORN electronic warfare system

Torn Asunder

Armada continues its open-source analysis of Russian land forces’ electronic warfare capabilities deployed to the Ukraine theatre of operations, this month examining the Torn...
Tactical cyber warfare for dismounted troops

Closely Coordinated

The close coordination of tactical cyberwarfare and electronic warfare is imperative if both are to deliver useful effects on the battlefield. Much cyberwarfare discussion focuses...
AI-Podcast-20

Electronic Warfare Podcast 20: EW Live Forges Ahead

In our latest Electronic Warfare podcast, we catch up with John Longhurst, CEO of TangentLink, to talk about this year’s forthcoming EW Live event. As...
The US Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) C2 system from Northrop Grumman will use cloud computing and new communications protocols. (Northrop Grumman)

Speaking across the Divide

While JADC2 heralds a paradigm shift in how the US armed forces and allied services share information, its implementation faces distinct challenges.  On paper, the...

Electronic Warfare Podcast 19: Finger on the Pulse

The dangers of the electromagnetic pulse are back on the agenda, fortunately, technology is helping to mitigate this threat. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in...

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