Reducing Electromagnetic Spectrum Fratricide
UNSECNAV Memo - Publish Date: 08/08/19
This memo clarifies Department of the Navy policy and responsibilities that the research, development, and acquisition of all spectrum-dependent systems (SDS) must assess the risk of electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) fratricide. SDS include electronic warfare, communications, and radar systems. In this context, EMS fratricide is defined as inadvertent self, friendly, or neutral electromagnetic interference (EMI) caused by SOS.