electronic warfare support measures

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electronic warfare support measures

That division of electronic warfare involving action taken to search for, intercept, identify and locate radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition. It provides a source of information required for immediate decisions involving electronic countermeasures, electronic countercountermeasures and other tactical actions such as avoidance, targeting and homing.
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Aerospace, defence, information and technical services company ITT Exelis (NYSE:XLS) is to provide electronic support systems to Australian ANZAC and LHD ships under a new contract valued at more than USD102m, the company said today.
The pacts include defence deals ranging from the sale of the Kolchuga electronic support measure system used to detect and track stealth warplanes, the R-77 missile and collaborations in aerospace projects.
The electronic support system was further refined and adapted by Turkish engineers hired by the ministry.
Supplementing the ES-3701, ITT also builds the ES-3601 tactical radar electronic support measure and surveillance system, providing a 2 to 18 GHz frequency range coverage over 360[degrees], with the option to extend to wideband coverage between 1 and 40 GHz.
EDO's contract includes development work to upgrade certain components of the aircraft's Electronic Support Measures suite.
To this end, four major subsystems are envisioned by the Office of Naval Research (ONR): electronic support, electronic attack, hybrid RF/IR sensors and countermeasures, and EO/IR sensors and countermeasures.
IBM has unveiled the Virtual Help Desk, its new web-enabled service designed to provide help desks with electronic support for problem inquiries.
The building will consolidate FBI operations by housing automotive and electronic support services formerly located elsewhere.
With "almost no marketing," according to director of electronic support Michael Bishop, Novell has seen the number of accesses to its on-line knowledgebases grow 430% in the past year.

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