Electronic warfare systems

Through the use of electronic warfare systems it is possible to gain advantage through the possibility of detecting, locating, analysing, blocking or deceiving an adversary’s radio or radar systems. 

FOI’s activity in this field covers research, development and systems for traditional electronic warfare (reconnaissance and disruption) against radio and radar systems but also electronic warfare designed to afford protection against improvised explosive device (IED) attacks.


Research activities cover the following areas:


  • Electronic warfare technology, methods and functions
  • Radio and radar technolog
  • Signal processing
  • Software developmen
  • Hardware design and construction.