Tag Archives: EMS

Gen. John Hyten on Key Factors to Effective DoD Electromagnetic Strategy

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said that joint-service capabilities and industry partnerships will help drive the Department of Defense’s (DoD) electromagnetic spectrum strategy. Other key factors that Hyten highlighted include effective joint-based governance and sufficient resources for the U.S. Strategic Command.

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GAO: DoD Should Establish Oversight Processes, Assign Leadership to Implement EMS Strategy


The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has offered five recommendations to help the Department of Defense (DoD) implement its latest strategy for addressing challenges related to the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) and ensure superiority in EMS. The Pentagon chief should designate clear responsibility to a senior official to initiate action for the long-term implementation of the 2020 EMS strategy. 

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Col. William Young: Air Force’s Spectrum Warfare Unit to Focus on Software-Defined Tech

Col. William Young

Col. William Young, incoming commander of the U.S. Air Force's 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing, has said the new component will focus on expanding the use of software-defined technologies for electronic warfare applications. The electromagnetic spectrum warfare wing is slated to go live in March under the Air Force Warfare Center’s oversight.

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USAF Awards Alion S&T $29M Task Order to Provide EMS, JEMSIAF Solutions; Todd Stirtzinger Quoted


Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a two-year, $29 million task order by the U.S. Air Force to support the Joint Electromagnetic Warfare Center (JEWC) to provide Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Information, Analysis and Fusion (JEMSIAF) solutions, the company announced on Wednesday

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Perspecta Labs’ SecureSmart Designated a 2019 Cyber Catalyst Solution; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Perspecta announced on Thursday that Perspecta Labs SecureSmart critical infrastructure monitoring solution has been designated a 2019 Cyber CatalystSM solution. Only 17 solutions have received designation out of more than 150 cybersecurity products that were submitted. 

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DISA Org Seeks to Advance Spectrum Sharing Through Algorithms, Analytics, Data Visualization

A Defense Information Systems Agency organization has begun to explore novel spectrum sharing platforms designed to meet warfighters’ electromagnetic spectrum requirements. The Defense Spectrum Organization develops and deploys spectrum management technologies that work to facilitate the Defense Department’s access to EMS, DISA said Wednesday. DISA said algorithms, automation and data …

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Terry Halvorsen: Pentagon Eyes Electromagnetic Spectrum as New Warfare Domain

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said his office will develop a draft policy that would establish electromagnetic spectrum as the sixth warfare domain, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes Halvorsen announced the plan in compliance with the Joint Concept for Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations that …

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