It's never been more important to stay informed with what's happening in the rapidly evolving world of electronic warfare. One of the easiest ways for engineers working with military communications and electromagnetic systems to stay new and fresh is to follow the leading blogs and websites that cover cutting-edge developments in these domains.
As a company dedicated to serving the military and aerospace markets, we’ve taken the time to compile the best resources for helping you stay up to speed on electronic warfare and related concepts.
1) Military & Aerospace Electronics
An online magazine that focuses on technological innovation and industry news in the defense and aerospace realms. The site is frequently updated with new articles on topics ranging from design trends, new programs and contracts, changes to industry standards, and more. The RF/Microwave category includes articles dealing specifically with electronic warfare systems and designs, and their Buyer’s Guide helps commodity managers to choose the right products to make their applications successful without going over budget. Highly recommended.
A blog aimed at the defense Information Technology community, and is a subsidiary brand owned by the 1105 Public Sector Media Group. Boasting over 50,000 unique visitors a month, Defense Systems offers a comprehensive overview of how network-based technologies are put to use by different services, agencies, companies and more that work in the defense IT sector. There are many articles covering stories relating to military communications in the C4ISR section of the blog.
You knew this was coming. No list of websites aimed at engineers in EM spectrum-related industries would be complete without including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The “Spectrum” section of the IEEE website offers a wide variety of information regarding what's happening in the world of electrical engineering, and new developments you should be aware of.
A one-stop shop for all stories relating to developments in the fields of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR). There is a special Electronic Warfare section dedicated solely to news in that field. There are also frequent articles on Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), cyber warfare and other topics, as well as updates relating to the defense budget.
5) Defence Blog
Highly regarded blog covering military technology and events frequently cited in the media. Frequently updated with high-quality content concerning military events, technological developments, and changes in C4ISR markets and the defense sector as a whole.
An online magazine published by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), a non-profit which serves as a professional forum for academics, military personnel and industry professionals working in the defense sector. The website offers frequent updates on what’s happening with innovations and acquisitions in the defense sector. With global spending on electronic warfare on the rise, you’ll want to stay on top of the latest news in this field. This site will help you do just that.
7) Defense News
It is important to not only understand technology, but the strategies and contexts in which it will be deployed. Defense News offers a broad selection of content ranging from defense technology and business news to policy analysis and current events in the military sphere.
8) Defense Tech
One of the premier blogs covering how technology is applied to military applications and offers expert analysis on future trends in military tech, including communications systems and electronic warfare.
A part of the “Real Clear” news portal network, RCD offers a wide selection of articles from all over the web, covering innovations in military tech, strategic analysis of military and geopolitical events, and industry news. While not specifically devoted to communications tech or electronic warfare, RCD is another blog that provides a more holistic understanding of the context in which these technologies might be used, and emerging trends that will help drive their evolution.
Serve is a blog for all things military including vintage, history, navy, careers, gear, tech, and how to's. The cool thing about this site is that you can become a creator and post your own valuable and related content on Serve as well.
11) Yours Truly!
If you want to know what’s happening on the cutting-edge of electronic warfare development, who better to follow then those who are leading the way in design and innovation?
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