Nov 24, 2007 12:53 pm


David A. Fulghum and Robert Wall report in Aviation Week that U.S. Electronic Surveillance Monitored Israeli Attack On Syria. It was a 21st Century operation:

Israel is not alone in recent demonstrations of network warfare. Syria and Hezbollah revealed some basic expertise during the Lebanon conflict last year.

"Offensive and defensive network warfare is one of the most interesting new areas," says Pinchas Buchris, the director general of the Israeli Ministry of Defense."I can only say we're following the [network attack] technology with great care. I doubted this [technology] five years ago. But we did it. Now everything has changed.

"You need this kind of capability," he says."You're not being responsible if you're not dealing with it. And, if you can build this kind of capability, the sky's the limit."

Not really. A counter capability will be developed and it will be done sooner rather than later.

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