Call for proposals 2019 - Electromagnetic Spectrum Dominance PADR-EMS-2019 Closed!


Situational awareness nowadays goes well beyond air, sea, land, or space. The electromagnetic environment has become an integral yet still very different part of the modern warfare manoeuvre space. Next to the more traditional functions of sensing and communication, electronic warfare (EW) plays a key role in dominating this environment: knowing how and why the spectrum is used, ensuring the spectrum can be used as deemed necessary whilst denying other actors to use it for their purposes. Advanced electronic architectures allow optimising the combined use of radar, communications and/or EW functions in a single functional integrated system. With more, different and increasingly complex threats emerging - in combination with a rapid deployment in an ever more congested spectrum - there is a critical need to invest in developing advanced radiofrequency (RF) systems for many defence applications in many warfare domains to ensure that Member States can maintain their strategic autonomy while guaranteeing the security of supply of the necessary systems and components


This call covers the following topics:

  • PADR-EMS-03-2019: Combined radar, communications, and electronic warfare functions based on European Active Electronically Scanned Arrays for military applications

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 10,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 28 August 2019 - more than one year ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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