Scroll Top
Grace Hopper Lane, Suite 3300, Augusta, GA 30901

Army Expanding Electronic Warfare Training for Every Soldier


Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published August 18, 2023

The U.S. Army is planning to expose every soldier, regardless of military occupational specialty, to electromagnetic warfare at their home bases.

“Every soldier in the Army has to understand the impacts of EW [electronic warfare], Maj. Gen. Paul Stanton, commander of the Army’s Cyber Center of Excellence, told reporters during a media roundtable at AFCEA’s TechNet Augusta conference.

The Army’s cyber school is partnering with the infantry and armor schools at the Maneuver Center of Excellence on a pilot project to include EW training during combat maneuver exercises “So, what the cyber school is currently doing, in partnership with the Maneuver Center of Excellence, our infantry and armor school, is going out and exposing the infantry and armor students to the effects of jamming, to the effects of geolocation through the EMS [electromagnetic spectrum] while they’re in school,” Gen. Stanton reported.

Read the full article here