This issue of Rhumb Line discusses electronic warfare (EW) and how critical it is to the success of the U.S. armed forces. From the text: "The Navy's EW assets provide a unique capability to the National Command Authority that is vital to fighting and winning wars. EW assets can be deployed nearly anywhere in the world and maintain presence from the sea."
Navy Office of Information: http://www.navy.mil/
Rhumb Lines (May 31, 2011)