Electronic Weapons: China Jam Sessions

Archives

February 28, 2009: The Chinese ground forces (army and naval infantry) have been practicing the use of electronic jamming of enemy communications. This was an old Soviet tactic, which led to the development of frequency hopping radios in the West. The Chinese jammers appear to only work against older (non hopping) radios. Thus, if the Chinese are training to fight someone equipped with that older equipment, who could the enemy be? North Korea? Then again, there are jammers that can interfere with frequency hopping radios. These are pretty high tech items, and it would appear that China might now have such equipment, and is testing it in simulated combat conditions.

 


Article Archive

Electronic Weapons: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close