DRFM Executive Overview

Course Description

This single-day course provides a detailed overview into Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) devices and discusses the key considerations when they are employed as radar jammers. Examples of DRFM technology employment will be presented to provide insight into the effects DRFM EA can have on coherent radar systems.

Course ID: DEF 2509P
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. All contractors wishing to attend a need-to-know classified course must have a US government sponsor or contracting officer signature.  

Georgia Tech's Research Security Office will only process need-to-know certification and clearance forms with the appropriate signature.  There are no exceptions to this policy.  Eligibility questions should be directed to 404-407-6661. Attendees must fax the Need-to-Know Form to 404-407-8691

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 Jun 19, 2018 Jun 19, 2018 Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Arlington, Virginia $995 18333
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15221 May 13, 2015 May 13, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $995
16271 May 11, 2016 May 11, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $995

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to https://webwise.gtri.gatech.edu/talent-management/organizational-development 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

Engineers, technicians and managers

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain a concise overview of DRFM technology.

  • Identify DRFM technology vendors.

  • Be introduced to the techniques utilized in modern radar jamming.

  • See examples of the effects of DRFM jamming.

  • Discover potential electronic protection techniques for radar systems.


  • DRFM introduction

  • Theory of operation

  • Technology overview

  • Waveform technique introduction

  • EA employment examples

  • DRFM EP techniques

  • DRFM system test considerations

  • DRFM summary of architecture and mode options



  • CD-ROM containing all materials presented (Classified S/NF)
  • Notebook of unclassified course materials

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Thomas Spangler