By Adam T. Elsworth

For army planners, the regulate of knowledge is necessary to army good fortune, and communications networks and pcs are of important operational significance. using know-how to either keep an eye on and disrupt the movement of knowledge has been more often than not pointed out by way of numerous names, details battle, digital conflict, cyberwar, netwar, and data Operations (IO). This e-book is a spotlight on digital battle that's outlined as an army motion related to using electromagnetic and directed power to manage the electromagnetic spectrum or to assault the enemy. This publication comprises public records which were situated, collected, mixed, reformatted, and more desirable with a topic index, selectively edited and absolute to supply quick access.

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Emission control is the selective and controlled use of electromagnetic, acoustic, or other emitters to optimize command and control capabilities while minimizing transmissions for operations security: a. detection by enemy sensors; b. mutual interference among friendly systems; and/or c. enemy interference with the ability to execute a military deception plan (JP 1-02). Electromagnetic Spectrum Management 1-42. Electromagnetic spectrum management is planning, coordinating, and managing joint use of the electromagnetic spectrum through operational, engineering, and administrative procedures.

This is achieved with electronic jamming, electronic deception, and electronic intrusion. These enhance attacks on hostile forces and act as force multipliers by increasing enemy uncertainty, while reducing uncertainty for friendly forces. Advanced electronic attack techniques offer the opportunity to nondestructively disrupt or degrade enemy infrastructure. Protection 1-52. In the context of EW, protection is the use of physical properties; operational tactics, techniques, and procedures; and planning and employment processes to ensure friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Vital interests with information operations and through the cyberspace domain to disrupt the flow of critical data and information. This followed with a review of the armed forces information related initiatives. On the positive side, the services recognize the importance of information and are diligent in developing doctrine to achieve information dominance. On the negative side, each service has interpreted existing strategies and doctrine differently, and taken different approaches that have dissipated the overall effort.

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