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electronic attack (EA)

That division of electronic warfare involving the use of electromagnetic, or directed, energy to attack personnel, facilities, or equipment with the intention of degrading, neutralizing, or destroying enemy combat capability. Some of the forms of electronic attacks are shown in the illustration. Also called EA.
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The Navy's NGJ will fly on the EA-18G Growler as the newest, most advanced electronic attack aircraft in the world, and will provide U.
Last year, the Scorpions held a final flight ceremony for the EA-6B Prowler, to bid farewell to the venerable aircraft after 37 years of being the bread-and-butter of their electronic attack war fighter capability.
1 goal is the development of a UAV capable of performing multiple missions, including attacking enemy air defense systems and conducting electronic attacks, such as disrupting enemy communications.
The technologies that have been created and tested by the Exelis-Boeing NGJ team are at the cutting edge of electronic attack," said Robert Ferrante, vice president and general manager of Exelis Electronic Systems' airborne electronic attack business.
The Global Electronic Warfare Market Forecast: 2014 - 2024 forecast data model looks at the total electronic warfare (EW) sector comprising electronic attack (EA) and electronic warfare support (EWS) systems, and electronic protection (EP) support services.
The objective of the NGJ TD phase is to develop a cost effective electronic attack system that will provide significantly improved airborne electronic attack capabilities against advanced threats through enhanced agility and precision within jamming assignments, increased interoperability, and expanded broadband capability for greater threat coverage against a wide variety of radio frequency emitters.
In his new position, Meaney will have executive responsibility for the sector's advanced land and self protection systems portfolio, with a focus on the development of innovative next-generation technologies for airborne, ground and rotary wing mission electronics for a wide range of applications including electro-optical/infrared and electronic warfare self-protection systems, electronic attack, tactical information, surveillance and reconnaissance, and weapons electronics.
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- During their current deployment with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), the Shadowhawks of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8's Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 have overcome many challenges in establishing themselves as the first Navy Prowler squadron to set up operations at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq.
The Joint Strike Fighter is labelled as an electronic attack aircraft, and the F/A-22 and F/A-18E/F (F/A-18F pictured) are being retrofit with electronic attack capabilities.
On 12 October 2005 the EA-18G next-generation airborne electronic attack aircraft officially received the popular name "Growler.
B virus, spread by email,causes victims to launch an electronic attack against Microsoft's own web site and prevents victims from visiting the web sites of leading anti-virus companies.
A TEENAGER accused of an electronic attack on America's biggest port was in a hackers' alliance, a court heard yesterday.

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