PM EW&C

PM Electronic Warfare & Cyber

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Mission

Acquire integrated Intelligence, Electronic and Cyber Warfare capabilities that provide Spectrum and Cyberspace Superiority to enable freedom of maneuver on the Battlefield.

Vision

An Army equipped with relevant tools and weapon systems to conduct Electronic and Cyber Warfare.

Specific Needs Requiring Investment and
Focus from Industry are:

 

  • Efficient CEMA Techniques and tools for integrated EW, SIGINT, and Cyber
  • Miniaturized High Gain Broadband Directional Antennas supporting both receive/transmit
  • Miniaturized High Efficiency Broadband Power Amplifiers
  • Low SWaP Direction Finding (DF) Antennas operating across the full band of interest
  • Fast Tuning Sense, Detect, DF, and Engage Algorithms supporting Modern Waveforms
  • RF Interference Mitigation/Interference Cancellation
  • Miniaturized Tuners/Radios/Processors that support Digitization and Processing at Sensor
  • Machine Learning Technologies supporting improved CEMA responsiveness and flexibility
  • C5ISR/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) compatible capabilities
  • Ruggedized GPU HW and algorithms to pace threat and support Micro-Service architecture
  • Cross Domain Solution (CDS) capabilities
  • EW Modelling, Simulation, and Visualization supporting Mission Planning and Effectiveness
  • Deep Sensing in Contested and Denied Environments
  • Transmitter Protection / Obfuscation
  • Distributed, Cooperative, and Coherent Operations
  • Military Deception

 

For a copy of PM EW&C CMOSS standards or any questions regarding the information on this page, please contact PM EW&C Operations. (usarmy.apg.peo-iews.mbx.pmewc-hq-ops@mail.mil).

Product Managers

Electronic Attack (EA)

Baldr Dismounted Counter IED System

MISSION

Baldr provides dismounted individual level protection against Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (R-CIEDs).

DESCRIPTION

Baldr is a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (R-CIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) system providing individual soldier protection from RCIEDs while augmenting the Thor III force protection system and providing additional defense against radio-controlled imitation of explosive devices. CREW systems such as Baldr enable spectrum dominance through force protection for Dismounted Soldiers. Baldr systems provide protection against RCIEDs with forces throughout the Globe.

Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare (CREW)/Duke

MISSION

Provide Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (R-CIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) technology to protect ground forces operating in convoys, single vehicle operations, or fixed locations by blocking or jamming Radio Frequency (RF) signals intended to detonate Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

DESCRIPTION

The CREW Duke family of systems supports coalition operations in U.S. theatres of operations and other locations worldwide. Duke enables spectrum dominance to protection vehicle convoys against the radio-controlled initiation of roadside bombs. To date, over 32,000 Duke V3 Systems have been procured to support ongoing Army combat platforms operating outside the forward operating bases within U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) theatres of operation. The Duke V4 and V5 are hardware and software resets of previous Duke Versions that increase jamming effectiveness against threats and improve reliability and maintainability.

Ground Auto-Targeting Observation/Reactive (GATOR)

MISSION

The Ground Auto-Targeting Observation/Reactive (GATOR) is a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) that provides fixed site organic Electronic Support (ES) / Electronic Attack (EA) to jam specific enemy transmissions.

DESCRIPTION

GATOR provides increased organic Electronic Warfare (EW) capabilities at the tactical level, designed to be interoperable with Counter Remote-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (R-CIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) and the C4ISR infrastructure. The GATOR systems are Government and Commercial Off-The-Shelf (GOTS/COTS) based rapidly deployable EW system that can provide 24/7 on call EA of enemy Command and Control (C2) communications. The GATOR also provides the capability for coalition forces to intercept and disrupt hostile communications.

Modi Dismounted EW

MISSION

Modi is a dismounted portable programmable man-pack Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) that provides full spectrum coverage to maneuver Warfighters with increased protection against Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (R-CIEDs).

DESCRIPTION

Modi is designed to counter an array of diverse threats by providing state-of-the-art offensive and defensive EW countermeasure capabilities.

Multifunction Electronic Warfare – Air Large (MFEW-AL)

MISSION

Multi-Function Electronic Warfare–Air Large (MFEW-AL) is a capability set that will provide Brigade Combat Team (BCT) Commanders with an organic airborne offensive Electronic Warfare (EW) capability.

DESCRIPTION

MFEW-AL is a single, self-contained, airborne electronic warfare pod which will be mounted onto Gray Eagle (GE) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). MFEW-AL is based on Software-Defined Radio (SDR) /Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) architecture, which will utilize both pre-programmed signal characteristic information and real-time battle field information to complete the intended mission. MFEW-AL will be interoperable with EWPMT to support command and control; remote operations and dynamic tasking.

THOR III Dismounted Counter IED System

MISSION

Providing dismounted squad level protection to counter against Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (R-CIEDs).

DESCRIPTION

Thor III is a dismounted three (3) man pack replacement to the Navy procured Guardian dismounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (R-CIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) system. Thor III increases Soldier protection and survivability against R-CIEDs during dismounted operations and is a mandatory piece of equipment for units conducting missions in both Iraq and Afghanistan, along with Global forces.

Universal Test Set

MISSION

The Universal Test Set (UTS) provides Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (R-CIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) personnel with a quick and effective field-level diagnostic capability to evaluate the performance of a Radio Frequency (RF) transmitter/receiver in an easy-to-use, lightweight, reprogrammable, battery-powered device.

DESCRIPTION

The UTS Kit, considered an Associated Support Items of Equipment (ASIOE), consists of various system components used in User and Advanced User modes of operation, allowing for a range of operation configurations. With over 500 systems produced, this flexibility gives the Warfighter a capability to confirm a GO/NO-GO state of a CREW device, prior to combat operations. The UTS is a Component Major Item to each of the Army developed CREW systems (Duke, Thor III, Modi, and Baldr).

Electronic Warfare Integration (EWI)

Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool (EWPMT)

MISSION

EWPMT is the Commander’s tool to control, manage, and dominate the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS). EWPMT will provide the ability to conduct remote control & management of Electronic Warfare (EW) assets to execute offensive and defensive Electronic Attack, EW targeting and enable maneuver by synchronizing EW and Spectrum Management Operations (SMO) across Intelligence, Operations, and Signals to successfully execute Multi-Domain Operations (MDO).

DESCRIPTION

Each successive Capability Drop (CD) builds out additional capability on top of the existing EWPMT software baseline.

CD1: Foundational (EW Planning, EW Targeting)

CD2: Foundational (Spectrum Management, Enhanced M&S) QRC: EWPMT Raven Claw (Urgent Operational Need)

CD3: Disconnected, Intermittent and Latent (DIL), Direct connect control of EW Assets, Converged Raven Claw capabilities

CD4: EW Effectiveness, Enhanced Targeting, Remote Control and Management (RCM), Command, Post Computing Environment (CPCE)

Radio Interference Mitigation

MISSION/DESCRIPTION

RIM maintains communications capabilities in the presence of friendly and adversary Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. RIM Interference Cancellation solutions provide advantages over legacy filter-based solutions for congested and contested electromagnetic environment. Interference Cancellation (IC) Light provides a dedicated voice channel for SINCGARS during friendly and enemy jamming/interference. Interference Cancellation (IC) Heavy provides a dedicated voice channel for UHF/SATCOM during friendly and enemy jamming/interference.

Terrestrial Spectrum Warfare (TSW)

Prophet Enhanced, Prophet Spiral 1/1+

MISSION

Prophet Enhanced (PE) is a dedicated, all-weather, 24/7 ground-based tactical Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Electronic Warfare Support (ES) sensor system, providing Force Protection, Situational Awareness, and Target Development to the U.S. Army. PE is organic to the Military Intelligence (MI) Company (MICO) in the Brigade Combat Team (BCT) and to the Expeditionary – MI Brigade (E-MIB) at Corps.

Prophet Spiral 1 and Spiral 1 Plus (SP1/SP1+) are dedicated, all-weather, 24/7 ground-based tactical Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Electronic Warfare Support (ES) sensor system, providing Force Protection, Situational Awareness, and Target Development to the U.S. Army. PE is organic to the Military Intelligence (MI) Company (MICO) in the Brigade Combat Team (BCT) and to the Expeditionary – MI Brigade (E-MIB) at Corps.

DESCRIPTION

The PE system detects, identifies, and locates enemy emitters through multiple configurations supporting Manpack, Vehicle-Mounted, and Dismounted / Fixed-site operations. SP1/1+ sensor systems, detect, identify, and locate, enemy emitters.

Tactical Electronic Warfare System Light (TEWL)

MISSION/DESCRIPTION

TEWL is the corresponding TEWS Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) for Light BCT formations. Each TEWL system consists of an integrated suite of radio frequency (RF) antennas and receivers, and processors on a Flyer 72 vehicle. TEWL conducts Electronic Warfare Support (ES) using the same or similar hardware and software, to include the Machine-learning signal recognition software as well as integration of Intelligence Community (IC) signal detectors in the Tactical Electronic Warfare System (TEWS).

Tactical Electronic Warfare System (TEWS)

MISSION/DESCRIPTION

TEWS is a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) that provides an Electronic Warfare Support (ES) and Electronic Attack (EA) capability to Brigade Combat Teams (BCT). Each TEWS system consists of an integrated suite of radio frequency (RF) antennas and receivers, processors, and EA hardware. TEWS processing includes Machine-learning signal recognition software as well as integration of Intelligence Community (IC) signal detectors and EA techniques.

Terrestrial Layer System (TLS)

MISSION

Terrestrial Layer System is the Army’s next generation tactical vehicle based system that delivers an integrated suite of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Warfare (EW), and Cyberspace Operations overmatch capabilities to enable the Joint All Domain Operational (JADO) Capable Force. When fielded, TLS will be assigned to the Multi-functional Platoon and the EW Platoon organic to the Military Intelligence (MI) Company (MICO) in the Brigade Combat Team (BCT). TLS will provide the warfighter at multiple echelons critical situational awareness of the enemy through detection, identification, location, exploitation, and disruption of enemy signals of interest.

DESCRIPTION

The convergence of SIGINT, EW, and Cyber is represented in the Army’s Terrestrial Layer System. Improved versions of tactical SIGINT, new EW and Cyber capabilities, Modular Open Systems Architecture, and a Micro Services Computing Environment combine to create the Army’s next generation state of the art ground based Cyber Electromagnetic Activity System.

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

410.278.6210