Alongside technological developments such DARPA's ARC programme airborne electronic warfare
will continue to benefit from increasing levels of technological sophistication.
Flying the EA-6B Prowler, conducts airborne electronic warfare
including electronic attack/protection/support to control the electromagnetic spectrum or to attack the enemy in support of Fleet Marine Force and joint operations.
* ITT Industries provides airborne electronic warfare
and secure communications systems.
At the market level, the demand for airborne electronic warfare
systems is expected to remain strong in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions, with ongoing global tensions involving Russia, the People's Republic of China, the West and its allies helping to drive the market.
Under this contract API will provide microwave filters and switched filters to be used in an airborne Electronic Warfare
application for a leading global security company.
Flight International provides airborne electronic warfare
and electronic countermeasures support for training of aircrews and shipboard personnel, as well as for supporting research and development, training and evaluating programs conducted by government agencies such as NATO, the defense industry and the scientific community.
Despite cuts in overall defense spending, one defense market area that will grow, albeit slightly, is the airborne electronic warfare
market, according to The US Market for Airborne Electronic Warfare
, a recently released study by Frost & Sullivan International.
There's a driving need to further people's understanding around what EW can actually bring to the fight and how to best implement its contribution; it's a modem and a prime-time capability." Ultimately, awareness, as much as finance and scientific ingenuity, will help to ensure airborne electronic warfare
can continue to keep pace with today's and tomorrow's threats in a complex and changing world.