Exclusive: Electronic Warfare

Application of unmanned surface vehicle in electronic warfare

  • LIU Xin ,
  • YANG Ge ,
  • GUO Richeng
  • Systems Engineering Researching Institute, China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited, Beijing 100094, China

Received date: 2018-10-29

  Revised date: 2018-11-26

  Online published: 2019-03-08


In view of the development of unmanned equipment and the needs of Chinese national defence, it is a good idea to use the unmanned surface vehicle (USV) in the electronic warfare (EW). This paper reviews the definition of the USV and the development of foreign USVs, and analyzes the characteristics of the current USV design in 4 aspects, including the platform performance, the hull structure, the interface design and the software design, as well as the functions and the classification of the ship-borne EW equipment. A set of USV EW task execution process, and 6 kinds of USV EW typical application scenarios are designed, to provide an outlook of the USV technology development direction in the EW area.

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LIU Xin , YANG Ge , GUO Richeng . Application of unmanned surface vehicle in electronic warfare[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2019 , 37(4) : 20 -25 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2019.04.004


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