Russia’s Winning the Electronic WarWe spend more than 7 times as much as Russia on defense, approx. $619 billion to $85 billion.
In Ukraine and Syria, Russian forces are using high-tech equipment to jam drones and block battlefield communications -- and forcing the U.S. to scramble to catch up.
By Paul McLeary
October 21, 2015
Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of U.S. Army units in Europe, has described Russian EW capabilities in Ukraine as “eye-watering.” Ronald Pontius, deputy to Army Cyber Command’s chief, Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, told a conference this month that “you can’t but come to the conclusion that we’re not making progress at the pace the threat demands.”
Friday, October 23, 2015
Forget the Benghazi crap; we really need a special investigation into how the Russians seem to be beating the US at electronic warfare. I know the Russians are terrific at "blackboard science" but that's several steps away from useful weaponry.
Posted by Steve J. at 7:03 PM