Russia Adds Satellite Jamming System to EW Portfolio Russia will begin to operate two electronic warfare (EW) units—one of which uses a ground-based system to disable satellites—in 2019, according to the Russian defense ministry. The satellite-interference system, Tirada-2C, “is able to carry out electronic suppression of satellite communications [causing] complete failure,” says the ministry. According to the Interfax news agency, work on the Tirada system began ...


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