ACI Journal Articles


The case for high-frequency readiness

Document Type


USMA Research Unit Affiliation

Army Cyber Institute

Publication Date

Fall 10-31-2018


The U.S. Army’s ability to employ high-frequency radio systems has atrophied significantly since the Cold War as the United States transitioned to counterinsurgency operations. Alarmingly, as hostile near-peer adversaries reemerge, it is necessary to re-establish HF alternatives should very-high frequency, ultra-high frequency or SATCOM come under attack. The Army must increase training to enhance its ability to utilize HF data and voice communication.

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