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AOC 47th Annual Symposium & Convention: Show Floor Sold Out!
The exhibit show floor has completely sold out for the AOC 47th Annual International Symposium & Convention, October 3-7, in Atlanta, Georgia. But your company can still reach EW professionals through the Virtual Trade Show, the AOC's new online companion to the Convention. Contact Stew Taylor, taylor@crows.org, to participate in this unique offering.

AOC Convention Registration Opens Friday!
Early registration discounts are available for the AOC 47th Annual International Symposium & Convention, October 3-7, in Atlanta, Georgia. Registration opens Friday, so take advantage of lower rates if you register by July 31. You can also save by pre-registering for on-site courses. Several days of courses are available (see the Calendar of Events), so don't miss this chance to take a professional development course while at the Convention. More information
 
July 27-28: Operationalizing Intelligence in Electronic Warfare for the 21st Century
This Classified, US Only level conference provides AOC members with a unique opportunity to discuss EW with the intelligence professionals who actually perform the analysis and production. The technical program chair for the Conference is Craig "Magnum" Harm, Col, USAF (Ret).

Session 1, Perspectives, features views from both EW users and analysts, and is chaired by Col Henry "Hndshk" Toussaint, Director JEWD.

Session 2, Technology, is chaired by Jonathan Smith, NASIC, and looks at the emerging technologies and how they apply to EW.

Session 3, Systems, looks at the new systems deployed and in development and is chaired by Colonel Joe "Haiji" Skaja, Chief, Electronic Warfare, Information Operations, and Directed Energy Division HQ ACC/A8I.

Session 4, chaired by Mr. Craig Harm, looks at Conference results and the way forward to ensure key Conference objectives are advanced.

Time is running out to attend this important Conference, so register today!
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August 24-26: 12th Space Protection Conference
The 12th Annual Space Protection Conference is calling for presenters for the August 24-26 conference at Kirtland AFB. The conference will focus on existing and future technologies for space protection. The first two days (24-25 August) will be held at the Secret, US Only level. A third day session will be held on 26 August for those with appropriate clearances, so register now!
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Industry News
New Report Says EW Market to Reach $1.4 Billion by 2015
GIA announces the release of a US market report on Electronic Warfare Systems market. The US market for electronic warfare (EW) systems is projected to exceed $1.4 billion by the year 2015. (PRWeb)
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Ships, Marines Begin RIMPAC Exercises
More than three dozen naval ships and submarines are leaving their temporary berths at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Tuesday and organizing at sea for this year's "Rim of the Pacific" international war games.(NavyTimes)
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C-130J Heads For India
The first of six Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules for India has recently emerged from the paint shop in Indian Air Force colors, at the company's Marietta, Georgia, facility, roughly six months before its scheduled delivery. (Brahmad.com)
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UAV Agreement Raises Questions
More questions than answers seem to be arising from the US Navy/Air Force Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for "coordination of synergy" efforts on their respective high-altitude reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). (AviationWeek)
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Study Says Aegis Radars on the Decline
The advanced radar systems aboard cruisers and destroyers are in their worst shape ever, according to an independent probe into Navy readiness, raising questions about the surface fleet's ability to take on its high-profile new mission next year defending Europe from ballistic missiles. (NavyTimes)
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Wars Put Sharper focus on Simulated Training
Simulators – some right off the shelf – are giving special operations student pilots the training that they can't get in the air and saving money to boot, instructors here say. (AirForceTimes)
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AOC News
VOTE NOW: AOC Elections Open
It's time to vote for the newest members of the AOC Board of Directors. Click here to vote, or access the online election through the link at www.crows.org. The election continues online through July 31, so vote today!
 
Video of Gen. Elder Discussing the AOC White Paper
The Association of Old Crows (AOC) has released a new report titled "21st Century Electronic Warfare," written by Lt Gen Robert Elder, Jr., USAF (ret.). You can view Gen Elder discussing the paper in an exclusive video free to AOC members in the AOC Learning Center.
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Component's Corner
CTT, Inc. CTT, Inc.
At the Heart of Next Generation Electronic Defense Systems: 0.1-20 GHz LNAs, 0.2-100W PAs, Special Purpose Amplifiers, Contract Manufacturing.

http://www.cttinc.com
Assemblies, Inc.
25 years of manufacturing high performance microwave cable assemblies with low attenuation at frequencies up to 65 GHz.

http://www.assembliesinc.net
Consultant's Corner
Clausewitz Clausewitz Technology
Buck Clemons is your answer for face-to-face marketing with the US Army and Redstone Arsenal communities. We specialize in Electronic Warfare and Army Aviation operations, both manned and unmanned.

http://www.clausewitztechnology.com
Calendar of Events
July 13-16: Cyber Warrior Course
Alexandria, VA
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July 26: ELINT and EW Database Fundamentals
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
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July 27-28: Operationalizing Intelligence in Electronic Warfare for the 21st Century
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
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August 24-26: 12th Annual Space Protection Conference
Kirtland AFB, NM
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September 14-16: Cyber Warfare – The Weaponry & Strategies of Digital Conflict Course
Alexandria, VA
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September 28-October 1: Fundamental Principles of Electronic Warfare
Instructor: Dave Adamy Atlanta, GA
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September 28-October 1: EO/IR Fundamentals for EW Engineers and Managers Course
Instructor: John Minor Atlanta, GA
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October 2: Cyber Warfare Course
Instructors: GTRI Team Atlanta, GA
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October 2-3: Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs), Their Missions and Systems
Instructor: John Minor
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October 2-3: Introduction to Microwave Systems Course
Instructor: Antonio Dias de Macedo Filho, PhD Atlanta, GA
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October 2-3: Refresher on Electronic Warfare Course
Instructors: Steve Barton and Phil West, GTRI Atlanta, GA
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October 3: Now Media: Engagement Based on Information Not Platforms Course
Instructor: Matt Armstrong with guest presenters Atlanta, GA
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October 3-7: AOC 47th Annual Convention & Symposium
Atlanta, GA
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October 5: ELINT/EW Database Course
Instructor: Dick Wiley Atlanta, GA
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October 7-8: EW and the Brazilian Blue and the Green Amazons Course
Instructor: Antonio Dias de Macedo Filho, PhD Atlanta, GA
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October 7-8: Directed Energy Countermeasures (DIRCM) Principles Course
Instructor: John Minor Atlanta, GA
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October 19-21: Fall Electronic Warfare Fleet Integration and Improvement Program (EWIIP) Conference
Virginia Beach, VA
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