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Electronic Signals Intelligence (ELINT) Training Bootcamp, ELINT Training Course

Electronic Signals Intelligence (ELINT) training Bootcamp is a 2-day training course covering all aspects of Electronic Signals Intelligence (ELINT) including key concepts, EM and radar theory, EW, interception and collection, signal analysis, signal processing techniques and methods and more.

ELINT bootcamp is a two-day course comprised of a series of training modules. This course is intended to serve as an introductory course  ideal for analysts, engineers, program and project managers, scientists, operational planners and tactical military commanders on the battlefield. and others who need a good understanding of ELINT concepts and operation.

ELINT is information derived primarily from electronic signals that do not contain
speech or text (which are considered COMINT).

Learning Objectives

After completing the ELINT training bootcamp, participants will:

  • Discuss the basic and advanced ELINT principles
  • Discuss strategies for safeguarding ELINT approaches
  • Define the roles and responsibilities that support ELINT environments
  • Conduct gap analysis between ELINT baseline and best practices
  • Get familiar with RF theory, antenna principles, antenna types and characteristics
  • Tools to predict system performance via link budgets and detection theory.
  • Learn about Interferometers and adaptive digital beamforming
  • Evaluate detection concepts and principles of link budgets
  • Describe principles behind emitter geolocation techniques
  • Evaluate and implement advanced signal processing techniques
  • Analyze, assess, and optimize propagation effects and models for challenging environments
  • Integrate receiver architectures and modern digital signal processing hardware/software
  • Explain principles behind Software Defined Radio (SDR)
  • Evaluate and implement the security controls necessary to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) in ELINT environments

Who Should Attend

ELINT training course is designed for hardware and software engineers, analysts, scientists, project managers, military intelligence professionals, and anyone else who wants to learn about the ELINT.

Course Structure

This 3-day interactive SIGINT Training Course is structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, workshops and hands-on exercises led by highly knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

Course Topics:

Introduction

  • Electronic Warfare (EW) Foundation
  • Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) Foundation
  • Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) Foundation
  • Integration of COMINT & ELINT
  • ISR (SIGINT, COMINT, ELINT), SDR, MILCOM and SATCOM
  • High-performance data acquisition (RF, analog
    and digital I/O)
  • Reconfigurable signal and video processing hardware and systems

Technical ELINT (TechELINT)

  • Signal structure
  • Emission characteristics
  • Modes of operation
  • Emitter functions
  • Weapons systems
  • Emitters as radars, beacons, jammers, and navigational signals
  • TechELINT and signal parameters
  • ground radar locating aircraft
  • Design of radar detection
  • Countermeasure
  • Counter weapons equipment
  • Operation of the countermeasures

Operational ELINT (OpELINT)

  • Locating specific ELINT targets
  • Determining the operational patterns of the systems
  • Electronic Order of Battle (EOB)
  • Threat assessments
  • Tactical ELINT
  • OpELINT intelligence

Collection, processing, and reporting of foreign telemetry signals intelligence (TELINT)

  • TELINT is technical and intelligence information
  • Tools and methods to intercept, processing, and analysis of foreign telemetry

ELINT Receivers

  • ELINT receiver techniques and technologies
  • Concepts behind receiver sensitivity and dynamic range
  • Link budget math
  • Emitter location techniques
  • Operational evaluation of various types of receivers
  • Effective Range calculation
  • Embedded  ELINT systems

Modern ELINT Receivers with SDR

  • Software Defined Radio (SDR)
  • Digitizing the signal and the digital domain.
  • The sampling process i
  • Performance of the sampling
  • Noise and SNR
  • Distortion
  • SDR based signal processing hardware
  • FPGA, DSP and I/O modules is ideal for Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) technology
  • Concepts of reprogrammable SDR ELINT

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