The commercial growth of Wi-Fi is causing headaches — and opportunities — for U.S. Army electronic warfare (EW) experts, according to the service’s updated EW field manual. “The increased use of wireless systems — including commercial off-the-shelf items — makes the available electromagnetic spectrum a high-demand, low-density resource,” says the recently released manual. “The resulting electromagnetic environments in which forces operate tend to be highly contested and congested, ...

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