a. ESM allows the
commander to know the type of enemy force he is
facing. It is the EW
component that produces combat information and
This supplies the ESM team with the crucial
information needed to
answer the commander's PIR and IR.
allows the EW staff to
plan ECM, ECCM, and targeting operations.
(1) The five major ESM components are search, intercept,
locate, identify, and report.
These five components are part of a
continuous process (Figure 2-6). They are carried out using special