Signal Security (SIGSEC).
SIGSEC is closely related to ECCM.
main difference between the two is the type of information being protected
from the enemy.
ECCM protect friendly emitters from enemy EW.
protects the information friendly forces send.
Its major function is to
techniques are covered in the next lesson.
a. The EW components are ESM, ECM, and ECCM.
intelligence about the enemy's location, activity, possible future
operations help identify the size (personnel and equipment), type, echelon,
and function of enemy units.
Location operations help planners identify
likely and possible enemy intentions.
These offensive actions are taken to prevent or reduce
effective enemy use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
reduces or denies the enemy effective use of his electronic equipment. The
objective of electronic deception is to deceive the enemy through his
These defensive measures are used to protect friendly C3
systems from enemy EW activities.
(a) Anti-ESM are actions taken
friendly force's electromagnetic spectrum.
(b) Anti-ECM are used against jamming.
b. ECCM and SIGSEC are related.
The major function of SIGSEC is to