ThayerMahan and UCONN Collaborate on Electronic Warfare Training
GROTON, Conn., June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Over twenty employees from ThayerMahan, Inc., a world leader in autonomous maritime security solution, recently completed Electronic Warfare (EW) training. The course curriculum was developed, and taught, by the University of Connecticut (UCONN) School of Engineering professor, Dr. Francis (Frank) Chan, former Science Advisor to the Commander U.S. Submarine Force. The course was offered through the UCONN Avery Point campus and focused on threat recognition, mission planning, conduct of future operations, and other tactical actions such as threat avoidance, targeting, and homing. Topics covered in detail included: Radio frequency modeling, antennas, radios and phones, radio detection and direction finding, software defined radio and cyber warfare.
ThayerMahan continues to expand its autonomous maritime sensing capabilities and thi training is designed to expand the in-house cadre of EW watchstanders for its EW/RF sensing system – SeaWatch. The hands-on training the ThayerMahan team received will enhance the company's real-world tactical and signal analysis capability and reinforce its ability to efficiently provide multi-sensor, full spectrum Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) coverage for its government and commercial clients. ____________________________________________________________________________________
Dr. Chan stated, "This is an example of collaboration between academia and industry to facilitate timely update on radio frequency technologies that is highly relevant to both entities."
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