A2/AD

(redirected from Anti-Access/Area Denial)
AcronymDefinition
A2/ADAnti-Access/Area Denial (US DoD)
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To guarantee continued common access and security in the region, the Australian Defence Force is expanding its network of parties who likewise value developing capabilities and concepts to defeat adversarial anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) threats.
The government of the United States reaffirmed its commitment in the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review to strengthen regional deterrence, and to maintain and enhance its military presence in the Asia-Pacific region and also affirmed its intent to tailor regional defense posture to address such challenges as the proliferation of nuclear technologies and theater ballistic missiles, anti-access/area denial capabilities, and other evolving threats, such as to outer space, to the high seas and to cyberspace.
Increasingly, China's anti-access/area denial forces overlap, providing multiple layers of offensive systems, utilizing the sea, air, space, and cyber-space.
Reduced overseas basing and anti-access/area denial strategies drive the need for a high-speed, long-range air mobility platform capable of performing clandestine missions in denied, politically sensitive, or hostile airspace.
To ensure mission success in future anti-access/area denial environments, EW systems will need to isolate unknown hostile radar signals in dense electromagnetic environments, and then rapidly generate effective electronic countermeasures.
This calls for leap-ahead next generation weapon systems that are going to be miles better than anything potential foes may have and that can operate in anti-access/area denial scenarios.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army's anti-access/area denial capabilities that many once viewed as Taiwan-specific are rapidly expanding to the Second Island Chain and beyond, affecting not only an increasing number of U.
Speaking ahead of a two-day NATO foreign ministerial meeting, Stoltenberg named the S-400 systems "part of a pattern where we see that Russia is developing what is called anti-access/area denial capabilities.
A: There are always minor issues at the start of any major exercise, and the carrier strike groups and joint force participants worked through them aggressively and expeditiously and executed at a very high level in an exceptionally challenging Anti-Access/Area Denial environment.
In an ever increasing anti-access/area denial environment, the Air Forces systems need to be survivable, reliable and efficient.
A renewed focus in energetic materials--research, development, testing and evaluation of energetics materials and systems--is required to regain the technological advantage and to provide solutions for emerging anti-access/area denial challenges.