Advanced RF Electronic Warfare Principles

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.

Course ID: DEF 2502P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

This course is classified.  Attendance is restricted to US citizens with the appropriate security clearance and need-to-know.

Eligibility questions should be directed to 404-407-6661. Attendees must fax the Need-to-Know Form to 404-407-9395

Electronic devices, including but not limited to laptops, calculators, Fitbit and Garmins, are not permitted in the classroom. Limited storage compartments may be available in some locations.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Feb 26, 2018 Mar 2, 2018 Feb 26, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995 18213
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14171 Sep 29, 2014 Oct 3, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995
15218 Oct 12, 2015 Oct 16, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995
17042 Feb 27, 2017 Mar 3, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout and cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.



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.


  • 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



  • 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