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Dr. Thomas Withington

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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.
Estonia’s defence minister Kalle Laanet gave the opening speech at Tangent Link’s recent EW Live event in Tartu, southern Estonia.

On the Frontline

Amid the apparatus, antennas and drones at the year’s EW Live exhibition in Tartu, southern Estonia, delegates enjoyed a speech from the country’s defence...
NEMO Compact COMINT System

Finding NEMO

Plath showcases its NEMO compact COMINT system at the EW Live exhibition in Tartu, Estonia. Captain Nemo was the hero of Jules Vernes’ two literary...

To Kill a Drone

Rantelon demonstrates the company’s drone jamming system at Tangent Link’s recent EW Live event in Tartu, southern Estonia. As a prelude to Tangent Link’s EW...
Wolfhound (US DOD)

The Afghan Sigs (Part 2)

Our first article examined the fallout from the capture of US-supplied military radios by insurgents in Afghanistan. This article looks at COMINT capabilities active...

The Afghan Sigs (Part 1)

In the first of two articles, we examine the potential fallout from Afghan armed forces’ radio and COMINT equipment ending up in the hands...
Loyal Wingman (Boeing)

In Search of a Role?

The US Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces has asked the USAF to assess the feasibility of the Next Generation Jammer for its...
BlackFish (Horizon Technologies)

Fish with Chips

In early August, Horizon Technologies launched its BlackFish Signals Intelligence system. The company is known for its FlyingFish Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) products. Like FlyingFish,...
Admiral Ronarc'h class

Zut Alors!

The French Navy’s new frigates will enter service with a reduced electronic warfare fit. News emerged in the French media this July that the Marine...
CCS (US Space Force)

Space Savers

Australia is getting a space Electronic Warfare (EW) system. Defence Project 9358 will “explore options for … a ground-based space electronic warfare capability,” according...

ARM for TFX

Turkey is joining the select club of nations building their own anti-radiation missiles. Early July saw reports that Roketsan has developed the Akbaba (Vulture)...

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