Combat EW Operations in Southeast Asia, a Focused Retrospective on EW - FREE short session

Course length:

1 hour

Cost:

Free

Course dates

  • Feb 01 2021

    1 hour, 12:30 PM EST - 01:30 PM EST
    Online
    • Free
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Description

You might ask why the air war over North Vietnam (NVN) would represent 21st Century EW. The NVN integrated air defense system (IADS), developed, installed, and managed by the Soviet Union, could be considered the first modern air defense system the US forces faced. The US Air Force (USAF) and US Navy (USN) developed under quick reaction programs and fielded various suppression of enemy air defense (SEAD) elements such as radar homing and warning (RHAW) receivers, Wild Weasel fighter aircraft, jamming pods for fighter aircraft, and anti-radiation missiles (ARM). All of these systems have been upgraded and are still in our 21st Century EW arsenal.

 

In the 1966-67 timeframe, 1st Lt Clayton Stewart, USAF, flew combat missions out of Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, as an electronic warfare officer in EB-66C electronic warfare aircraft in support of the bombing campaign against NVN. This presentation details the technology and operational tactics that were applied by the USAF against the NVN IADS. The general Rolling Thunder air campaign is described, and the NVN threats are presented including the electronic, missile, and air orders of battle. The USAF suppression of enemy air defenses assets, including F-105F Wild Weasel and EB-66, and their employment will be discussed. In addition, the various technologies and fighter tactics that were developed to counter the NVN IADS are discussed.

This is a sample of what you can learn in the popular multi-day ATI course 21st Century EW

Instructor(s):

Dr. Clayton Stewart has over 30 years of experience performing across the spectrum of research direction, line management, program management, system engineering, engineering education, flight operations, and research and development. He has had extensive involvement at all levels as Technical Director, Principal Investigator, Operations Manager, Director of Research, Program Manager, Associate Professor, Chief Scientist, Systems Analyst, Member of the Technical Staff, and Aircrew Member.

Scheduling:

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