TITLE

Maneuver in the Electromagnetic Domain

AUTHOR(S)
Clifford, John
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Electronic Defense;Jan2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of the electromagnetic domain as a war-fighting maneuver space based on lessons learned by coalition forces from the Afghan and Iraq wars. The manner in which Iraqi insurgents, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban exploited the electromagnetic domain to kill coalition forces with Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIED) is examined. The article also explores the future threats posed by low-technology weapons.
ACCESSION #
47692720

 

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