Advanced RF Electronic Warfare Principles

Important Course Information

This course is classified. All attendees must be US citizens with Secret-Level Clearance and Need-to-Know Certification. Click here for the Need-to-Know Form.

No personal items, including laptop computers, will be allowed in the building or classroom and no storage compartments are available.

Course Description

Review advances in radio frequency sensors of threat weapon systems, focusing on radar systems advances that degrade the effectiveness of traditional jamming techniques. Explore new electronic attack technologies that have application against each threat advance. Start at the conceptual level before proceeding to more detailed and useful treatments.

Sections

CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15218 Oct 12, 2015 Oct 16, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995

Prerequisites

Recommended

Who Should Attend

Technical personnel involved with electronic warfare or radar system design/operations and engineers and managers in the specification, procurement, design and development, testing and operation of electronic attack systems

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn critical details of major threat radar controlled weapon systems advances.

  • Assess effects of radar system advances on electronic warfare technique effectiveness.

  • Examine how advanced electronic attack techniques operate, performance is measured, degrade advanced radar capabilities and limit advanced capabilities.

  • Explore how advanced electronic warfare receivers function in the complex radio frequency environment.

  • Describe advances in and the direction of integrated sensor systems.

  • Learn how to trade-off radar cross section reduction with enhanced electronic attack capabilities.

  • Learn the structure of threat weapon systems and associated vulnerabilities.

Content

  • Weapon systems functionality

  • Radar system advances, including LPI radars and seekers

  • Advanced electronic attack techniques

  • Integrated electronic warfare systems

  • Advanced electronic warfare receiver processor systems, including detection of LPI emitters

  • Missile system advances

  • Advanced missile electronic attack techniques

  • Review of radar cross section prediction, measurement and reduction techniques

  • Trade-off example of radar cross section reduction and electronic attack capabilities to achieve a specific mission

Materials

Provided

  • Two books of presentation materials
  • Complete list of course-related acronyms
  • Reference bibliography
  • Classified paper from the Journal of Defense Research

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Steve Barton