A Global Perspective of the Electronic Warfare (EW) Market

Report Summary:

A reemergence of the “great power competition” has countries reassessing the allocation of defense budgets. This report looks at some of the global developments in Electronic Warfare (EW) by country and defense domain. We also describe ten of the largest US programs and forecast their funding profiles to 2028.
Table of Contents

1.      Executive Summary

2.      Introduction

3.      Electronic Warfare (EW) Market Definitions

3.1     EW terminology

4.      U.S. FY 2020 Budget Request

4.1     EA-18G Next Generation Jammer (NGJ)

4.2     F-35 Integrated EW Suite (IEWS)

4.3     F-15C/D/E Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS)

4.4     Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP)

4.5     Future Naval Capabilities Advanced Technology Development

4.6     Electronic Warfare Development

4.7     Common ECM Equipment

4.8     Navy Electronic Warfare Readiness Support

4.9     Navy Electromagnetic Systems Applied Research

4.10   B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization (DMS-M)

5.      Recent EW Contracts/Developments in Air/Land/Sea

5.1     United States

5.1.1       Air domain

5.1.2       Land domain

5.1.3       Sea domain

5.2     Russian Federation

5.2.1       Air domain

5.2.2       Land domain

5.2.3       Sea domain

5.3     Western Europe

5.3.1       Air domain

5.3.2       Land domain

5.3.3       Sea domain

5.4     China

5.4.1       Air domain

5.4.2       Land domain

5.4.3       Sea domain

5.5     Rest of World

5.5.1       Air domain

5.5.2       Land domain

5.5.3       Sea domain

6.      Comparative progress - Western and Russian EW

6.1     Air domain – fighters

6.1.1       U.S. EA-18G Next Generation Jammer (NGJ)

6.1.2       Russian Federation Su-34 defensive aids system

6.1.3       U.S. F-35 Integrated EW Suite (IEWS)

6.1.4       Russian Federation T-50 Himalaya EW system

6.2     Air domain – helicopters

6.2.1       U.S. Army helicopter upgrades for APR-39D(V)2 Phase 1 & 2

6.2.2       Russian Federation Mi-8MTPR-1 Rychag-AV EW jamming system

6.3     Air domain – bombers

6.3.1       U.S. B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization (DMS-M)

6.3.2       Russian Federation Tu-160M2 updated EW system

6.4     Land domain

6.4.1       U.S. Army EW development

6.4.2       Russian Federation Army EW development

6.5     Sea domain

6.5.1       U.S. Navy EW development

6.5.2       Russian Federation Navy EW development

7.      Longer-term future direction of EW

7.1     U.S. Navy

7.1.1       Distributed

7.1.2       Coordinated

7.1.3       Multispectral

7.1.4       Adaptive

7.1.5       Robust EP

7.2     U.S. Army

7.2.1       CEMA

7.2.2       Multi-Domain Combined Arms Operations 2025-2045 (EABC)

7.3     U.S. Air Force

7.3.1       ECCT

7.4     Europe

7.5     Russian Federation

8.      Conclusions

9.      How Can We Help You?

Exhibit 3‑1                Types of EW Systems

Exhibit 4‑1                EW Market for US Forces

Exhibit 4‑2                EA-18G Next Generation Jammer (NGJ)

Exhibit 4‑3                F-35 Integrated EW Suite (IEWS)

Exhibit 4‑4                F-15C/D/E Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS)

Exhibit 4‑5                Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP)

Exhibit 4‑6                Future Naval Capabilities Advanced Technology Development

Exhibit 4‑7                Electronic Warfare Development (USN Program Element)

Exhibit 4‑8                Common ECM Equipment (USN)

Exhibit 4‑9                Navy Electronic Warfare Readiness Support

Exhibit 4‑10              Navy Electromagnetic Systems Applied Research

Exhibit 4‑11              B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization (DMS-M)

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