No Encryption, No Problem: Analog Radio Operations For Guerrilla Units

Since I started the Brushbeater blog project back in late 2015, a constant question I’ve got in emails has been about communications security and very often how to use encryption over the radio. Back when I got into the civilian side of operational communications and I no longer had uncle sugar providing my equipment, I …

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NJ Intelligence Collection Course: 31 January – 2 Febrary 2020

Got a new class for you folks in the Northeast at the end of January- Ground Intelligence Collection. It's a three day course that covers open source intelligence collection via data mining programs, the basics of the target-centric intelligence cycle, a day of signals intelligence in support of surveillance on a target and a field …

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USMC Testing Scout Sniper & Electronic Warfare Concept

According to Stars and Stripes, The USMC has successfully experimented with pairing Marines from the Radio Recon Team with Scout Sniper Marines in a recent exercise in Norway. The Marine Corps, like the Army, is recognizing the changes on the contemporary battlefield and applying outside-the-box thinking pairing signals intelligence specialists with their Scout Snipers. The …

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From A Reader: R-Pi OTP/DRYAD True Hardware RNG How-To

Yet another way to use open source tech for great purposes. Good work TJ. - NCS   I had been looking for a way to generate OTPs that would (in theory) be as secure as possible without the encumbrance and time involved by using dice, locked in a windowless basement with a Smith-Corona. I also …

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Signals Intelligence and Radio Recon: Student Reviews

Over the last weekend we conducted my Signals Intelligence course, which is designed to be a ground level approach to practical monitoring and intelligence gathering but also recognizing the very real threat of unconventional electronic warfare. It's very much the other side of the coin from what's taught in the RTO Course. This class is …

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RTO Course Review From Some Tennessee Volunteers

This one is from an open enrollment course a couple of months back. Been running behind on a number of tasks- a lot of irons in the fire. That said however, time is getting short and there's a logical conclusion to the uptick in belligerence we see from all angles. Use your time wisely.  ********** …

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