posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 07:25 PM
a reply to: tsurfer2000h
The Tu-214R can build the EOB (Electronic Order of Battle) of the enemy forces: where the enemy forces are operating, what kind of equipment they are
using and, by eavesdropping into their radio/phone communications
Meridian class intelligence collection ships are large, purpose built ships designed for signal and communications intelligence electronic information
gathering via an extensive array of sensors.
The R-166-0.5 provides jam-resistant voice and data communications over a long range, enabling Russian troops to communicate with their bases in the
coastal strongholds of Tartus and Lattakia while operating far inland.
It provides a range of up to 2 thousand kilometers on HF (reduced to 750 km while the vehicle is moving) and up to 250 km in the UHF band.
The il-20 is an ELINT(electronic intelligence) platform: it is equipped with a wide array of antennas, IR (Infrared) and Optical sensors, a SLAR
(Side-Looking Airborne Radar) and satellite communication equipment for real-time data sharing, the aircraft is Russian Air Force’s premiere
The aircraft will probably perform intelligence gathering missions, eavesdropping into IS militants communications, detecting their systems’
emissions to build an Electronic Order of Battle of ISIS in the region, and pinpointing their positions.
edit on 1-10-2016 by all2human because: (no reason given)