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IMT - Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC
DON'T MISS TOP SPEAKERS at the 48th AOC International Symposium & Convention
The Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention is the premier event for EW and IO community leaders to learn new strategies, discover innovative solutions and share best practices. This year's Symposium includes 16 sessions featuring top level speakers you don't want to miss, including:

General Peter Chiarelli, USA
Vice Chief of Staff
United States Army 

Brig. Gen. Giovanni Fantuzzi (invited)
Aeronautica Militare

Brig. Gen. Gary Thomas
Assistant Deputy Commandant for Aviation
United States Marine Corp

Brig.
Gen. James "Kevin" McLaughlin
Deputy Director, Global Operations, Global Operations Directorate
United States Strategic Command

Maj. Gen. Mark Barrett
Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Policy
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Allied Command Transformation

Rear Amd. Sean Filipowski, USN
Director for Cyber, Sensors, and Electronic Warfare on the OPNAV Information Dominance Staff
United States Navy
 

Wing Commander Rick Adams SO1 EW
Head of Air Platform Protection
Headquarters Air Command

Registration and room reservations are open now, so make your plans to attend the AOC 48th Annual International Symposium & Convention. This year's theme of "Victory Through the EMS" will inspire discussions, educational tracks and sessions about strategic uses of the EMS across military operations.

Northrop Grumman
is the host for this year's Convention. A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. The company's core competencies are aligned with the current and future needs of our customers and address emerging global security challenges in key areas, such as unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR and logistics that are critical to the defense of the nation and its allies.
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EW, IO AND CYBER: Discuss the Convergence, November 29-December 1 in Charleston, SC
This three-day event, November 29-December 1 in Charleston, SC, will engage all in thought-provoking discussions on a full range of cyber and electronic warfare topics. Experts will provide their insights and facilitate professional dialogues designed to frame the theme of how technology will drive convergence across target sets common to EW, cyber and IO.
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GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE for Systems Architecture and Model-Based System Engineering Course, October 4-7
EW professionals involved in designing extremely complex systems should plan to attend the Systems Architecture and Model-Based System Engineering Course  October 4-7, 2011 at the AOC headquarters in Alexandria, VA. Also, for this course only, we are offering a special discounted rate for groups of two (2) or more employees from the same company as follows:

  • From two (2) to the first five (5) registrants = $200 off the full registration fee per person
  • Six (6) or more registrants = $300 off the full registration price

The regular (non-discounted) fees received on or before September 26 are: AOC member = $2,000 and non-member = $2,200. Please note that to receive the discounted group rate the registration forms must be sent at the same time. Register now to take advantage of this offer. 
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Agilent Technologies Canada Inc.
Insights from the Intelligizing EW Operations Conference
AOC, in partnership with the National Military Intelligence Association (NMIA) conducted a "Intelligizing EW Operations" conference. This was a sequel to last year’s AOC "Operationalizing Intelligence for Electronic Warfare in the 21st Century" conference. Taking a task from Maj. Gen. Tom Andersen, USAF, the focus was how to reintegrate and revitalize intelligence in EW mission areas in an economically austere environment.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Computer-Based Attacks Emerge as Threat of Future, General Says
The general in charge of U.S. cyberwarfare forces said Tuesday that future computer-based combat likely will involve electronic strikes that cause widespread power outages and even physical destruction of thousand-ton machines. (Washington Times)
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Elektrobit Inc.
INDUSTRY NEWS: Guarding the Electromagnetic Spectrum
This video from This Week in Defense News takes a look at the challenges in guarding the EMS.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Prowler Flies Energy Intercept Mission
An EA-6B Prowler successfully completed its inaugural biofuel flight here today, continuing the Navy's surge toward energy independence. (Navy.mil)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Air Superiority: Essential To Success In Modern Warfare
Across a large swathe of the world, from Libya and Yemen to Afghanistan and the tribal regions of Pakistan, western airpower is almost continually engaged in combat. In an attempt to bring the Libyan civil war to a successful conclusion, NATO has increased the intensity of air strikes against Gaddafi’s forces. (Lexington Institute)
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Naylor, LLC
INDUSTRY NEWS: Airborne IED Buster May be Flying Soon Over Afghanistan
Marines in Afghanistan may soon be aided in thwarting homemade bombs from an ally in the sky. The Marine Corps is in the final stages of integrating a pod onto the AV-8B Harrier II that will allow it to jam radio frequencies used by insurgents to communicate and remotely detonate improvised explosive devices. (Stars and Stripes)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: South Korean Military Grilled on Defense Against N. Korean GPS Jamming
Lawmakers from the ruling and opposition parties alike on Monday grilled the defense ministry on the military's preparedness against North Korea's jamming of satellite signals. (The Korea Herald)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Senate Panel OKs Pentagon Funding, Sets up Fight with House
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday unanimously approved Pentagon spending legislation at a level that is $26 billion below what the Obama administration had sought. (The Hill)
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Naylor, LLC
INDUSTRY NEWS: U.S.-U.K. EOD Joint Venture Launched
A U.S.-British joint venture company supporting explosive ordnance disposal and counter-IED operations was officially launched this week. (UPI.com)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: The Political Storm Clouds Over GPS
The Air Force’s top space boss confirmed Thursday that a proposed new national broadband network partly backed by a Democratic campaign contributor causes "severe interference" to the military’s ability to use the Global Positioning System. (DoD Buzz)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: New Lasers Can Find Bombs From 40 Feet Away
Researchers have developed an advanced new bomb detection technique that uses lasers no more powerful than your typical presentation pointer to detect and identify bombs like IEDs from tens, if not hundreds, of feet away. (Wired)
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CTT, Inc.
Contract News
ATK Launch Systems, Inc. (Corinne, UT) was awarded a $16,044,680 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 7,400 LUU-2D/B illumination flares and 6,760 LUU-19B/B infrared flares for foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Corinne, Utah, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2013. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, IL, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-10-C-0058).

Raytheon Co.
(Andover, MA) was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for a maximum $9,180,000 for high-power traveling wave tube. There are no other locations of performance. Using service is Army. The date of performance completion is Sept. 30, 2016. The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Redstone Arsenal, AL, is the contracting activity (SPRRA2-11-C-0069).

Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. (Herdon, VA) is being awarded a $23,747,897 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract to complete/deliver the Asymmetric Warfare/Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Equipment Capability Report; Electronic Warfare and Counter Remote-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Analysis of Processes and Procedures Report; and Search Policy Procedures Document Review and Analysis Report. The ESG/PKS DTIC, Offutt Air Force Base, NE, is the contracting activity (SP0700-03-D-1380).

SRCTec, Inc.
(North Syracuse, NY) was awarded a $27,739,880 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 64 AN/TPQ-50 Quick Reaction Capability Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar Systems with vehicle mounts and initial spare parts. Work will be performed in North Syracuse, N.Y., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 2, 2013. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity (W15P7T-11-C-S008).

AAI Corp. (Hunt Valley, MD), was awarded a $12,702,200 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to fund an overrun for the Tactical Common Data Link. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Md., with an estimated completion date of May 30, 2012. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-08-C-0033).

BAE Systems Technologies, Solutions & Services, Inc. (Rockville, MD) is being awarded a $17,999,247 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide support services to the Integrated Communications and Information Systems Division of Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in the design, integration, testing, installation, training, and certification of shipboard C4I electronic communication systems; of similar systems at shore sites associated with the deployment of fleet support to surface ships; and of mobile and airborne C4I electronic communication systems designed to interface with the C4I electronic architecture of surface ships. Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, MD, and is expected to be completed in September 2016. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, MD, is the contracting activity (N00421-11-C-1058).

L-3 Services, Inc. (Reston, VA) is being awarded a $15,208,043 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical support services for command, control, communications and computer (C4) exercise planning and evaluation, integration, systems integration and other services. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $81,855,427. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, SC, is the contracting activity (N65236-11-D-4805).

The Boeing Co. (St. Louis, MO) is being awarded a $7,671,795 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0019) for the procurement of F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft armament equipment, to include: 174 station control units; 22 aerial refueling store (ARS) suspension lugs; 12 centerline feed through plates; 11 ARS air probes; 11 ARS fuel probes, six ALE-50 dispensers towed decoys; six ALE-50 chassis towed decoys; six ALE-50 protector towed decoys; four ALR-67 mounting base radar warning receivers; and four ALR-67 mounting retainers radar warning receivers. Work will be performed in St. Louis, MO, and is expected to be completed in December 2013. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD, is the contracting activity.

The Boeing Co. (St. Louis, MO) is being awarded a $7,331,483 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0019) to continue development of the new Advanced Mission Computer (AMC) Type 4 System for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. This modification will also begin the necessary customization of the AMC for use in Navy F-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in Bloomington, MN (66.5 percent); St. Louis, MO (25 percent); and Linthicum, MD (8.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2012. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD, is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (Cedar Rapids, IA) is being awarded a $46,568,216 firm-fixed-price contract modification for the order of 20,322 Defense Advanced Global Positioning System receivers and assorted accessories. The GPSW/PK, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8807-09-C-0002).

 
Assemblies inc
Upcoming Industry Conferences and Tradeshows

September 27-28: Charlie Yankee Roost Marine Air Ground Task Force Electronic Warfare Symposium
Cherry Point, NC
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November 13-16: 48th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention
Washington, D.C.
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November 29-December 1: Converging Cyber, IO and EW Conference
Charleston, SC
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December 6-7: EW Asia 2011
Singapore
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December 7-8: EW Payloads on RPA's Conference
Nellis and Creech AFBs, Las Vegas, NV
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February 2012: InfowarCon Europe
NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany
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Clausewitz Technology
Upcoming AOC Courses
September 20-23: ELINT and Modern Signals Course
Alexandria, VA
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October 4-7: System Architecture and Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE)
Alexandria, VA
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November 8-11: Electronic Warfare Update
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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November 10-11: Intelligence Support for Spectrum Operations
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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November 12-13: Survey of Electromagnetic Battle Control Applications
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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November 12-13: Effectiveness Evaluation of Electronic Self Protection
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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November 15: Integration of EA and Cyber Attack
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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November 17-18: Modeling and Simulation
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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November 17-18: Survey of EW Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Applications and Payloads
AOC Convention, Washington, D.C.
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SRC, Inc.
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