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3 Pillars of EW - Electronic Protect

(Part III of a three-part series)

Thursday, November 21, 2019 14:00-15:00 EST (18:00-19:00 UTC)

This third session in the 3-part series covers the importance of Electronic Protect. Electronic Protection Electronic Protection (EP), sometimes called Electronic Counter-Countermeasures (ECCM), along with Electronic Attack (EA) and Electronic Support (ES) constitute the triad of major subgroups of Electronic Warfare. Radar EP techniques include (1) reduction of side lobe jamming through auxiliary antennas and processing; (2) reduce deceptive jamming through special processing circuits and modulations; and (3) reduce jamming using special operating modes.

If you're an AOC member, click here to view Part 1: Electronic Attack
You can also click here to check out Part 2: Electronic Support

 


21st Century Electronic Warfare, Systems, Technology, and Techniques
Dr. Clayton Stewart  |  2/3/2020 - 2/21/2020  |  Web Course
This course offers a comprehensive overview of modern electronic (EW) warfare systems, technology, and techniques. The domains of electronic attack, electronic support, and electronic protection will all be explored.

EW Modeling and Simulation
Dave Adamy | 3/2/2020 – 3/25/2020 | Web Course
This is a practical course in which the basic concepts and techniques of Electronic Warfare modeling and simulation concept evaluation, training, and Test and Evaluation are presented and the students learn how to apply them to practical problems.

EW Against a New Generation of Threats
Dave Adamy | 4/13/2020 - /29/2020 | Web Course
This is a practical, hands-on course which covers Spectrum Warfare and current EW approaches, and moves on to discuss the new equipment capabilities and Tactics that are required to meet the new threat challenges.

Intermediate Electronic Warfare
Dr. Clayton Stewart | 6/19/2020 – 6/20/2020 | Web Course
This course is intended for an audience that has some familiarity with electronic warfare (EW) but wants to gain additional depth and breadth in the subject.

Missile Design, Development, and System Engineering
Eugene Fleeman | 7/13/2020 – 7/31/2020 | Web Course
Technologies for missiles are rapidly emerging, resulting in the frequent introduction of new missile systems. The capability to meet the requirements for performance, cost, risk, and launch platform integration of missile systems is driven by missile design, development, and system engineering.

Electronic Warfare Signal Processing
Kyle Davidson | 9/14/2020 – 9/30/2020 | Web Course
This course introduces students to Electronic Warfare (EW) signal processing systems and their implementation, providing a foundation in learning to solve modern EW problems.

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"Advancing Electromagnetic Operations in the Asia Pacific Region"
February 4-5, 2020, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

The 4th AOC EW Asia event will consider the future of EW and EM Operations in the changing light of current and emerging threats.

The conference will consist of plenary sessions focusing on operations, defence capability development, and industry inventiveness. AOC EW Asia 2020 will bring together the EW, SIGINT, C4ISR, Cyber EM Activities (CEMA) communities and more. Speakers will include leaders and operators from the military, government, and academia, S&T and international R&D communities and, crucially, industry. This is an unclassified, English-language, pan Asia-Pacific event providing unique networking opportunities, a specialist exhibition and a world-class conference.

AOC EW Asia Agenda Revealed!

The conference agenda for the 2020 edition of AOC Electronic Warfare Asia has been announced.

Keynote speakers include:
- AVM Peter Nicholson, Executive & Project Director (ED + PD), Institute for Regional Affairs, Australia
- Air Marshal Daljit Singh, Indian Air Force (Retd)
- Dr. Seng Hong, Senior Adviser, US Air Force Research Lab

Tackling the theme of Enabling Electromagnetic Operations in the Asia Pacific Region, the event looks set to attract in excess of 350 EW-focussed attendees. Browse the full agenda online here. 

 

Access all of JED's coverage of the 56th Annual AOC International Symposium & Convention here! See what you missed, and review the highlights from each Show Daily. 

Sunday, October 27 - Issue 1

Monday, October 28 - Issue 2

Tuesday, October 29 - Issue 3

Wednesday, October 30 - Issue 4

Monday, November 4 - Wrap-up Issue

Additional Media Coverage for the event can be found here!

View the Event Photos

 

Outlining Approval Paths and Best Practices to Export EW Technology.

This forum provides a venue for stakeholders, thought-leaders and experts in Releasability, Export Control and Electronic Warfare to come together to focus on the USG processes required to acquire export approval via direct commercial sales (DCS) and foreign military sales (FMS) of EW technology. The first day will be classified SECRET / US Only and outline the specific technology release processes and best practices to enable positive export decisions for industry and the USG. The second day will be focused on our foreign allies and outline best practices and ways to leverage USG DCS and FMS modalities of sale to procure capabilities that fulfill EW operational requirements.

US Secret Only (Day 1) and Unclassified (Day 2)

Registration for this event opens December 3!

 

Collaborative EW in support of Distributed Maritime Operations.

The 49th Annual Point Mugu Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium will provide a venue to disseminate current research in the fields of Collaborative Electronic Warfare, with an emphasis on EW in support of distribute maritime Operations. Prominent leaders, contributors, and representatives from the military, government, academia, and industry will come together to address current Electronic Warfare gaps to support distributed operations and emerging technologies required to address these gaps.

Registration opens December 16!

CALL FOR PAPERS

This call for presentations or demonstrations challenges presenters to explore collaborative EW through innovation and invention. Presentations or demonstrations from all Services, DoD, Industry, and Academia are requested to identify technical paths, options, and potential opportunities for EW collaboration with a support to Distributed operations focus. Submitted abstracts are specifically requested to address one or more of the symposium topics:

- Jointly interoperable EW technologies
- EW technology advancements impact on TTPs
- Speed to DMO Fleet

Abstracts for presentations are required in unclassified textual format. Send completed Abstract Form and your unclassified abstract to Mr. Brian Hill and Mr. Brian Ziegler at PT_MUGU_EW_SYMPO.FCT@navy.mil, and to Christine Armstrong at armstrong@crows.org NLT January 20.

 

Complex Electromagnetic Warfare and the Multi Domain Battle

The 25th AOC EW Europe event in Liverpool will bring together world-leading experts from the military, government, academia and industry. Delegates will progress their understanding of the issues, technology and capabilities that underpin their national Electronic Warfare abilities and allow them to enhance their capabilities both nationally and in international collaborative defence. 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Are you interested in participating as a conference speaker at AOC EW Europe 2020? The AOC is soliciting original unclassified, English language papers from subject-matter experts and international thought-leaders from the government, military, academia and industry.

Session topics in support of the conference theme include:

- Operational updates and activities
- Global EW Threat Developments
- National perspectives on EW
- Cyber and Information Security
- Advances in Platform Protection
- Technological innovations and developments

Authors should submit high-quality abstracts of 200-400 words. Each abstract should include a proposed title, topic overview, and key lessons for the audience. Details of the nominated speaker will also be required. Product pitches will not be accepted. Subissions are due January 8, 2020. Presentations can be submitted here.

If you have any queries regarding conference paper submission, please contact Sue Robertson at events@crows.org.

 
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EW: Collaborate for Success

February 17-20

National Science Seminar Complex (NSSC)
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore, India

The Sixth International Conference on Electronic Warfare (EWCI 2020) is being organised by the much Awarded India Chapter of Association of Old Crows (AOC), Bangalore, and has the active support of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Government of India, Ministry of Defence and the Defence Public Sector Unit (DPSU), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bangalore. The Conference is envisaged to be of great use for modern armed forces, military planners, developers, procurers, testers, trainers, and vendors of the latest EW technologies and systems. Past conferences in the series attracted large delegations from Indian Armed Services, DRDO, Defence PSUs, and national and international EW professionals. A large scale indoor exhibition will accompany the conference, displaying the latest EW products from international EW organisations.

Careers

The Association of Old Crows is pleased to provide its online Career Center - the premier resource to connect career opportunities with highly qualified EW, EMSO, CEMA, SIGINT, ELINT, & IO talent. You can access the AOC Career Center at https://careers.crows.org.

Featured Jobs:

- Northrop Grumman is Hiring for Multiple Engineering Positions – Northrop Grumman –  Linthicum, MD; Cincinnati, Beavercreek, OH; Rolling Meadows, IL; Camarillo, Pt Mugu, China Lake, CA; Buffalo, Bethpage, NY, United States
- Senior Embedded/FPGA Engineer – General Technical Services – Adelphi, MD, United States
- Signal Processing – Leidos – Arlington, VA; Beavercreek, OH; San Diego, CA, United States

 
Industry News
  

The Pentagon’s chief weapons tester said the next-generation F-35 jet continues to fall short of full combat readiness targets and, despite some progress on reliability issues, all three versions of the fighter are breaking down “more often than planned.” (Bloomberg)

  

Airbus announced a new Electronic Combat Reconnaissance (ECR)/Suppression of Enemy Air Defences (SEAD) version of the Eurofighter Typhoon. The new project was first showcased during the Airbus Trade Media Briefing (TMB) on November 5 and then on November 12 during the International Fighter Conference. (The Aviationist)

  

A new Air Force unit is expected to generate “unmatched” capabilities for commanders at “a speed and scale that we’ve never seen before,” Gen. David Goldfein, the service’s chief of staff, said recently. (C4ISRNET)

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The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin are at odds over how much data the military can have access to for its own jet, the F-35, and that’s creating renewed friction in the fight to fix longstanding issues with the automated logistics system vital to keeping it flying. (Defense News)

  

A recent set of experiments with laser and microwave weapons in Oklahoma is shaping how the Air Force moves forward with its plan to protect bases from drones using directed energy. (Air Force Magazine)

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Calendar
21
Nov 2019
 
November 21, 14:00 -15:00 EST
16
Jan 2020
 
January 16, 14:00 - 15:00 EST (19:00 - 20:00 UTC)
30
Jan 2020
 
January 30, 14:00 - 15:00 EST (19:00 - 20:00 UTC)
3
Feb 2020
 
February 3-21 (8 sessions), 13:00 - 17:00 EST (18:00 - 22:00 UTC)
4
Feb 2020
 
February 4-5, Singapore
13
Feb 2020
 
February 13, 2020 14:00 -15:00 EST
17
Feb 2020
 
February 17-20, Bangalore, India
24
Feb 2020
 
February 24-25, Washington, DC