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IMT - Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC
REGISTER NOW: Essentials of 21st Century Electronic Warfare Course: July 19-22
This course provides an overview of Electronic Warfare from its roots in Electronic Combat to its contemporary EM Spectrum Warfare applications. Although this is not a technical course aimed at engineers, certain technological principles will be presented in order to baseline attendees and help demonstrate the unique knowledge, skills and abilities that warfare across the EM spectrum requires. Rates increase July 8, so register today!
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PREPARE FOR COMING EW NEEDS: Intelligent EW Operations Conference, August 10-11
This new conference, done in conjunction with NMIA, seeks to bring congruency to the EW enterprise by enabling the EW community to influence and plan for the future intelligence needs of the next 10 years through a better understanding of intelligence analysis priorities, resources and processes. Don't miss this chance to better prepare for the EW system needs of the coming decade.
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BOOTHS STILL AVAILABLE: AOC 48th Annual International Symposium and Convention
Space is going fast, so reserve now to secure your booth at the AOC 48th Annual International Symposium and Convention, November 13-16 in Washington, DC. Don't miss out on your chance, contact Stew Taylor (taylor@crows.org) to secure your space today!
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WELCOME NEW AOC INDUSTRY MEMBER: Communications Audit UK Ltd
Communications Audit UK Limited (CommsAudit) of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK, has joined the AOC as a small industry member. Learn more about them via the link below.
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PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL EW: Join the AOC's EW Pavilion at DSEi
AOC has partnered with the bi-annual Defense Security & Equipment International (DSEi), the world's largest fully integrated defense and security exhibition, to host an EW pavilion at the 2011 event September 13-16 at ExCeL London, UK. Join AOC in the EW Pavilion, showcasing electronic warfare capabilities for attendees - including the more than 70 country delegations expected during the event. Join the AOC in showcasing EW to the international defense technology community.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: PEO IEW&S Changes Hands as BG Greene Returns
In front of a packed house of more than 500 soldiers, government civilians and contractors in the Myer Auditorium, along with many more watching via video teleconference, the start of a new era began as the charter for the Program Executive Office - Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S) was placed into the hands of its newest leader. (Army.mil)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: First Marine Corps Prowler Makes Final Flight
In early 1977, the Marine Corps received its first EA-6B Prowler, tail number 160432 and marked with the number 000 by Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC (Dvids)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Tests Show New Transmitters Will Jam Aircraft GPS
Initial testing of GPS receivers confirms aircraft navigation systems will experience significant jamming from thousands of broadband-wireless transmitters planned to be deployed across the US. (Aviation Week)
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Agilent Technologies Canada Inc.
INDUSTRY NEWS: Pentagon Has $327 Billion Export Backlog, Sees Drone Demand
The Pentagon is processing a record backlog of $327 billion in arms exports and is speeding up the clearance process to meet the rising demand for drones, said Vice Admiral Bill Landay, head of the agency responsible for weapons exports. (Bloomberg)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Prophet Enhanced Offers Increased Flexibility, Survivability, Collaboration
Creating a picture of the battlefield so that commanders can make informed decisions on how to operate encompasses various forms of intelligence. With the delivery of the first Prophet Enhanced (program of record) to the 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade the realm of ground signals intelligence received a major boost. (Army.mil)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Iran Claims Top Technology in E-Warfare
A senior Iranian Army commander says Iran has developed "superior technology" in electronic warfare and is pressing ahead with a plan to expand a secure sustainable communications network in the nation. (PressTV)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Analysis: In "Borderless" Cyberspace, Nation States Struggle
Increasingly worried about criminal hacking and state-on-state electronic warfare, governments are rushing to come up with cyber security strategies. But with the Internet crossing borders and empowering non-state groups from criminals to activists, nation states appear to be inherently stuck behind the curve. (Reuters)
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Company News
Aselsan Manufactures Turkey's First Domestic Sonar System
Elbit Systems is in talks with Honeywell and Rockwell Collins about possible future cooperation on next-generation avionics for fighter, transport and rotorcraft platforms. (Flightglobal)
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Elettronica Jumps Into Infrared Aircraft Defenses
The Via Tiburtina, the old Roman road that heads east out of the Italian capital, is home today to various Finmeccanica outposts. But amid the units of the state-controlled giant stands Elettronica, the small family-run firm that has become a leading light on Europe's electronic warfare scene. (Defense News)
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CTT, Inc.
Contract News

Northrop Grumman Space and Missions Systems Corp. (San Jose, CA) is being awarded a $8,797,290 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to continue problem technical support fixed, and continue any additional tie line testing identified using two ASIP 1C sensors; buy replacement ASIP 1C assets; design and build one set of flightline MQ-9 emulator support equipment assets; and support the government program office that is designating and building shipping containers for the ASIP 2C pod, cradle and test stand. One firm was solicited and one firm submitted a proposal.  ASC/WINK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, is the contracting activity (FA8620-08-C-3004, P00025).

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (Andover, MA) was awarded on June 3 a $6,813,870 contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 10,500 antenna elements used in the Patriot missile system. Work will be performed in Andover, MA., with an estimated completion date of May 25, 2014. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The US Army Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA, is the contracting activity (W911N2-11-C-0021).

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Inc. (Burlington, MA) is being awarded a $12,946,976 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-11-C-0048). This award is for the Insight program Technical Area 2, Adaptive Multisource Exploitation System. The Insight program addresses a key shortfall in current intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems: the lack of a capability for automatic exploitation and cross-cueing of multi-intelligence sources. Work will be performed in Burlington, MA (87 percent); Austin, TX (1 percent); Orlando, FL (5 percent); and Arlington, VA (7 percent).  Work is expected to be completed by May 20, 2013. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. (San Diego, CA) is being awarded a $7,152,000 fixed-price incentive firm contract modification. This contract will provide for advance procurement long lead items associated with two Block 30 and two Block 40 Global Hawk air vehicles; two in-line airborne signals intelligence payload; two Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program sensors; two in-line EISS sensors; and other items and activities required to protect the production schedule for Lot 10. One firm was solicited and one firm submitted a proposal. ASC/WIGK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, is the contracting activity (FA8620-10-C-4000, P00006).

BAE Systems (Arlington, VA) is being awarded an $11,376,398 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop airborne processing and sensor system hardware and software, including storage for real-time on-board detection and tracking of large numbers – 20,000-plusof dismounts and vehicles over a wide area. It will integrate the tracker with the Wide Area Motion Imaging (WAMI) sensor as well as communications links to the ground station and will develop storage, chipping, dissemination and processing control. Ground processing software will also be developed to support exploitation of WAMI downlink video and ancillary data. Air Force Research Laboratory/PKDB, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, is the contracting activity (FA8650-11-C-7108).

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Upcoming Industry Conferences and Tradeshows
August 10-11: Intelligent EW Operations Conference
Manassas, VA
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August 28-September 1: InfowarCon Europe 2011

NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany
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September 13-15: Maneuvering in Cyberspace and IO: InfowarCon Cyber

Linthicum Heights, MD
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September 13-16: DSEi
London, UK
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November 13-16: 48th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention
Washington, DC
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November 29-December 1: Converging Cyber, IO and EW Conference
Charleston, SC
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December 7-8: EW Payloads on RPA's Conference
Nellis and Creech AFBs, Las Vegas, NV
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Clausewitz Technology
Upcoming AOC Courses
July 19-22: Essentials of 21st Century EW Course
Alexandria, VA
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August 2-5: Introduction to Information Operations
Alexandria, VA
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August 4-5: Directed Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) Principles Course
Palmdale, CA
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August 8-9: Intelligence Support for Spectrum Operations
Manassas, VA
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August 8-12: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs): Missions, Payloads, Links and Performance Course
Palmdale, CA
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August 15-19: Electro-Optics and Infrared (EO/IR) Fundamentals and EO/IR Countermeasures for EW Engineers and Managers Course
Palmdale, CA
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