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Modular System Provides Adaptable EW Capabilities

April 13, 2023
Prophet and Prophet-Enhanced EW/SI systems can be transported within the battlefield by Stryker eight-wheeled armored vehicles.

Electronic-warfare (EW) systems must evolve to be effective as in the case of the Prophet EW system from General Dynamics Missions Systems. The base system is designed for full-time, ground-based signal-intelligence (SI), surveillance, and EW duties under all environmental conditions.

When fielded with a Prophet Control (PC) and Prophet-enhanced sensors, the system brings these capabilities to armored fighting vehicles such as Stryker all-terrain eight-wheeled vehicles produced by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (see image above).

When increased capability and intelligence-gathering capabilities are required for a wider range of tactical vehicles, the Prophet-Enhanced variant is a platform-independent modular system that's as effective installed onboard a vehicle as when used in mobile manpack applications. The system’s wideband beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) operation is based on its Project Manager Warfighter Information Network–Tactical (WIN-T) architecture.

Prophet-Enhanced EW systems recruit satellite communications (satcom) technology as part of extended data collection and distribution over long-range distances using its PC/Prophet Analytic Cell (PC/PAC) node of operation. The capabilities are provided by lightweight, integrated telecommunications and satcom systems that can be transported in the battlefield by armored vehicles and trailers. 

About the Author

Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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