The Army officially asked industry today to help take a big step towards repairing the Army’s long-neglected EW corps, and countering Russian and Chinese jamming – and it’ll have an unexpected missile defense dimension as well.
Boeing and Lockheed are still building rival prototypes for the Army’s next-generation cyber/electronic warfare vehicle, the Terrestrial Layer System, set to enter service in 2022. The new system, known as TLS-EAB, will be TLS’s much-bigger brother. The service has set a pretty brisk schedule, talking of fielding something by the end of 2023…
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