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Dr. Thomas Withington

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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.
NATO Cyber Coalition 2022

Putting the C into CEMA

A recent NATO exercise in Estonia shed light on how the alliance sees cyber warfare at the operational and tactical levels. This year’s North Atlantic...
Estonia's CR-14 cyber range

Sending a Clear Message

NATO is developing new messaging standards protocol for cyberspace operations which could soon complement the Alliance’s existing messaging formats. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)...
2S19

The Art of Countering Artillery Fires in Ukraine

As Russia’s invasion and occupation of southern and eastern Ukraine moves into a new phase, counter-battery radar is proving its worth as the artillery...
General Atomics MQ-9B SkyGuardian UAV

December Radio Roundup

Armada's monthly roundup of all the latest news in the military communications product, programme and operational domains. Joining Forces Down Under Viasat and Trellisware are confident...
Prototype terahertz antenna

Going Up in the World

Terahertz communications promises more bandwidth and data carriage, but technological challenges remain. The United Kingdom’s Defence and Security Laboratory’s annual Operating in the Future Electromagnetic...
Arkeocean AUVs

Wifi Below the Waves

The Proteus project is developing innovative approaches for underwater networking and the sharing of data with users on the surface. Naval operations are increasingly networked....
DARPA GRYPHON Programme

It’s Just a Phase

DARPA’s GRYPHON programme uses photonics to reduce phase noise promising efficiency improvements for radio frequency applications. Radios depend on electronic oscillators which convert a Direct...
terma

December Spectrum SitRep

Armada’s monthly round-up of all the latest electronic warfare news in the product, programme and operational domains. Hermod and Vulcan Arrive Concurrent Technologies has launched two...
British Army Counter-IED Training

UK Counter-IED Technology Advances

The United Kingdom’s Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (CIED) capabilities are being reinvigorated thanks to the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Project Crenic. It delivers new...
Destroyed Russian Borisoglebsk-2 EW Vehicle at Kherson International Airport

Letter From Kherson: Russian Electronic Warfare After Action Report

The Russian Army has withdrawn from the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson. Below is a fictitious letter from an army EW company commander to his...

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