PART F - DISADVANTAGES OF JAMMING
There are some specific disadvantages to jamming which may cause the enemy to refrain from
using it. The five principal reasons for not jamming are--
Loss of intelligence.
Compromise of a future jamming effort.
Loss of tactical surprise.
1-36. If a jammed radio net is unusable, it is impossible to intercept any radio traffic to gain
intelligence. Less severe jamming can even cause the loss of intelligence if the jamming
transmitter is near the intercept receiver. Therefore, jamming cannot be used if the enemy does
not want to lose ________________.
(1-36. Answer: intelligence)
1-37. Since jamming causes loss of intelligence, the enemy can jam only some of the nets and
intercept the remaining nets that have been forced to carry important traffic.
Therefore, in a situation where a number of nets are available, the enemy can only jam
part of the nets so the remaining nets that have been forced to carry important traffic can be
(1-37. Answer: intercepted)