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“Right now in Syria we are operating in the most aggressive EW environment on the planet from our adversaries. They are testing us everyday, knocking our communications down, disabling our EC-130s, etcetera,” Gen. Raymond Thomas told an audience of some 2,000 intelligence professionals.
Russia Widens EW War, ‘Disabling’ EC-130s OR AC-130s In Syria
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: FredT
They've been jamming the smaller UAVs for about a month or two now. They haven't tried against the larger Reaper class aircraft, but they've been hitting the RQ-7s and those size hard for awhile now.
originally posted by: penroc3
a reply to: nwtrucker
SEAD missions always seem like a double edged sword to me, you have to use your radar to find the aircraft and you have to use the EW on said aircraft to trick that radar, and that's not even getting in to actual physical attacks.