03 Aug '13, 4pm

A small group of signals intelligence Soldiers are making a big impact while deployed to Afghanistan

A small group of signals intelligence Soldiers are making a big impact while deployed to Afghanistan

In battle very little is certain. The men and women sent into harm's way today face unique challenges and crafty enemies in a combat environment which would astound even the most seasoned veteran as little as ten years earlier. What makes these challenges even more threatening is the leveling effect technology can have in today's modern wars. Technical advancements have had such a profound effect on combat that even the most rudimentary cell phone can pose endless threats to Soldiers. The enemy knows that the right technology can be the deciding factor in whether or not International Security Assistance Forces and Afghan National Army troops are able to detect and apprehend them before their next attack. To neutralize enemy usage of a variety of technology against the ISAF and ANA efforts, signals intelligence Soldiers have stepped up their efforts to scramble the enemy. O...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/108338/

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