Here’s how JSOW, MALD and HARM can disrupt adversary air defenses while protecting friendly forces

An interesting overview of those technologies that would be part of any effort to penetrate a highly-defended airspace.

Just think how difficult could be to attack targets located inside a MEZ (Missile Engagement Zone). Any attack package against S-400 or S-300 air defenses would probably require a mix of stealth aircraft, Electronic Warfare activities and, needless to say stand-off weapons. Among them, there would probably be HARM, JSOW and MALD. The AGM-88 High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) is a joint ...

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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.