Electronic Warfare Training Crash Course

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Electronic Warfare Training Crash Course establishes Electronic Warfare (EW) foundation designed for analysts, engineers, electrical engineers, project managers, electronic warfare technical professionals who design or operate radar systems and electronic warfare systems; and anyone involved in planning, design, analysis, simulation, requirements definition, performance specification, procurement, test, security and evaluation of electronic attack equipment.

Electronic Warfare Training Crash Course describes military action involving the use of electromagnetic (EM) and directed energy (DE) to control the EMS or to attack the enemy. ENO has been a leader in electronic warfare training services since 1992. ENO has developed training courses in ISR, Microwave, Radar, EW, Tactical Data Link, Link 11, Link 16, Link 22, tactical lasers electrical systems and other innovative training programs.

Duration: 4 Days

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Customize It!

● We can adapt this Electronic Warfare Training Course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
● If you are familiar with some aspects of this Electronic Warfare Training Course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
● We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Electronic Warfare Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
● If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Electronic Warfare Training Course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Electronic Warfare Training course is defined here:

● Technical personnel
● Electronic warfare or radar system planning, design, development, operations and maintenance
● Electrical engineers
● Software engineers
● System engineers
● System analysts
● Cyber security professionals
● Verification and validation personnel
● Project managers
● Program managers

What You Will Learn

Upon completing this Electronic Warfare Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● List basis of Electronic Warfare (EW) concepts, architecture and techniques
● Explore the application of electronic warfare concepts to ground, airborne and naval surface warfare
● Describe the key concepts of electromagnetic field theory
● Describe prorogation models, communication intercept and jamming performance prediction
● Illustrate line of sight (LOS), two-ray, and knife edge diffraction propagation models
● Understand the basics of radars and radar cross section
● Describe EW and reconnaissance receiver system design trade-off
● Give examples of Directed energy weapons and stealth
● Describe how search and tracking radars function
● List the functional and operational susceptibilities of weapon systems to electronic warfare
● Understand Electronic Warfare Systems Engineering and System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) principles
● Understand the application modeling, simulation and net-centric architecture to electronic warfare.

Electronic Warfare Training - Course Content:

What is Electronic Warfare (EW)?

Electronic Warfare principles
Overview of signals such as radio, infrared or radar
Electronic Warfare architecture
Naval EW
Ground EW
Airborne EW
Cyber EW
RF electronic warfare
Infrared Countermeasures

Overview of Electronic Warfare (EW) Key Concepts

Electromagnetic Environment (EME)
Electronic Order of Battle (EOB)
EW subdivisions:
Electronic Attack (EA)
Electronic Protection (EP)
Electronic Warfare Support (ES)
EM energy or anti-radiation weapons
Electronic Counter Measures (ECM)
Jamming and chaff
Defensive ECM (DECM)
Electronic counter-counter measures (ECCM)
Radar Warning Receiver (RWR)
Jammers and EW transmitters
Signal Intelligence (SIGINT)
Electronic Intelligence (ELINT)
Communications Intelligence (COMINT)
Electronic Warfare Support Measures (ESM)
Radar EW Simulation and Analysis
Antenna Pattern Properties and Definitions
Bearing Angle
Beam width
Side Lobe Level

Principles of Net-Centric Electronic Warfare

Electromagnetic review
Radio waves, Infrared and Laser light
Integrated electronic warfare
Principles of Confusing or disabling an enemy’s electronics
Basic strategies in modern warfare
Radio propagation models
Radar threat
Phased array radars
Low probability of intercept signals
Modern EA architectures
Directed Energy Weapons
EW vs. stealth

Principles of Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Applied in EW

Electronic Warfare ISR Processes
Overview of Intelligence, Surveillance , and Reconnaissance
Threat simulation
Measurement and Signatures Intelligence (MASINT)
Electronic Intelligence (ELINT)
Human Intelligence (HUMINT)
Imagery Intelligence (IMINT)
Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)

Key Technology Enablers of Modern and Emerging RADAR Systems

Radar, EW and ELINT signal simulation Radar
Threat Simulation
Target Applications
Radar systems
EW systems
IED defeat systems
Pulse Timing Pattern Parameters Pulse Repetition Interval Patterns

Electronic Warfare Functions

Ability to use the electromagnetic spectrum
Key concepts to sense, protect, and communicate
Overview of Electronic Warfare major areas and function
Electronic Attack
Disrupting signals
Electronic Protection
Preventing a receiver from being jammed
Electronic Support
Producing the data necessary to disrupt the electromagnetic spectrum Listening
Collecting radio signals
Sensing the radar of an incoming missile
Weapon systems
Radar systems
Radar cross section
Search radars
Tracking radars
Electronic support measures
Electromagnetic countermeasures
Off-board self protection electromagnetic countermeasures

Electronic Warfare Capabilities

Enemy air defense systems
Suppressing threats in the air
Art of deception
Directed Energy
High energy lasers
Radar-directed artillery systems
Radar warning receivers
Missiles, mortars, swarming boat attacks
High-speed anti-radiation missile
Radar-guided missiles
Radar Cross Section Reduction
Infrared/Visible signature suppression
Directed Infrared countermeasures
Airborne jammers
Protection, confusing adversaries, “ghost” entities
Foiling sensors with focused radio energy
Enemy airborne interceptors
Surface-to-air missiles
Anti-aircraft artillery weapon systems
Off-board and on-board systems
Rapid detection, identification, and tracking
Direction finding and geolocation
Passive targeting support
Missile warning
Electronic attack
Electronic protection
Electronic support
Mission support
Threat analysis and response
Multispectral, RF/threat management systems
Off-board and on-board self-protection systems
Operational analysis
Mission planning tools and data file generators
Mission and battle management
Avionics test systems and maintenance aids

Electronic Warfare Technology

Electronic warfare missions
Capabilities to counter current and emerging threats
Electronic Attack (EA)
Electronic Protection (EP)
Electronic Support (ES)
Mission effectiveness and warfighter survivability
Integrated electronic warfare
Digital Electronic Warfare System

Electronic Warfare Environment Modeling and Simulation

Mission planning support
Modern threat environment
Controlling the electromagnetic spectrum
Seizing the Spectrum
EW Environment
Integrated EW
Ground EW systems
Airborne EW systems
Counter-UAS systems
EW-Enabled Cyber
Directed Energy
Airborne Decoys
Anti-Radiation missiles
Radar warning receivers

Electronic Warfare Systems Engineering and System of Systems Engineering

Electronic Warfare ConOps
Using DoDAF to model Electronic Warfare
Electronic Warfare DoDAF operation modeling: OV-1, OV-2, OV-3, OV-4 and OV-5
Electronic Warfare DoDAF system and services modeling: SV-1, SV-2, SV-3, SV-4, SvcV-1, SvcV-2, SvcV-3
System concept development
Modeling and simulation
System design
Implementation and Manufacturing
Test and field support
EW threat and systems data analysis
Performance and reliability

Workshop Topics

Advanced RF Electronic Warfare Design
EW Systems Test Evaluation
EW System Integration
Analysis of Threat Radar Systems
Advanced Modeling and Simulation
Software-Defined Radio (SDR) Applied
Millimeter Signal Measurements:
Photonics in EW Application
EW Best Practices
Special coverage on Jamming Techniques and Electronic Protection

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Time Frame: 0-3 Months4-12 Months

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