Army shows off an aerial jammer as part of a push to catch up in electronic warfare.

A little more than a month after revealing that gaps in the United States military's electronic warfare toolkit are causing him sleepless nights,

This week in Aberdeen, Maryland, the Army demonstrated its Multi-Function Electronic Warfare-Air Large pod.

The targeting of communications and other networks seen daily in the war in Ukraine is adding to the sense of urgency, 

Control of the electromagnetic spectrum, which militaries use for situational awareness, communications, and weapon guidance, is at stake in the EW conflict.

Lockheed Martin's self-contained pod was designed to be attached to a MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone.

The Air Force is interested in developing it into an A-10 attack plane.

Once operational, both systems will provide soldiers with a suite of EW, cyber, and signals intelligence capabilities.

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