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July 27-28: Register now for 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. Hosted at the National Air and Space Intelligence Agency, the conference also allows for classified-level discussions critical to addressing the integration of Intelligence and Electronic Warfare. Register now!
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Call for Papers: 12th Space Protection Conference, August 24-26
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. Presentations will be 30 minutes, including questions. 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. Papers are due June 30.
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Watch the Video of Gen. Elder Discussing the new AOC White Paper
The Association of Old Crows (AOC) has released a new report titled, 21st Century Electronic Warfare. The report, written by Lt Gen Robert Elder, Jr., USAF (ret.), discusses how electronic warfare (EW) is evolving and why control of the electromagnetic environment (EME) is essential for current and future military operations. Now you can view Gen. Elder discussing the paper in an exclusive AOC video.
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Industry News
From the AOC Advocacy Blog: Senate Committee Passes Defense Bill
On the same day the House passed its version of the FY 2011 National Defense Authorization Act, the Senate made sure it wasn't too far behind. On May 28, the Senate Armed Services Committee marked-up the Senate version of the defense bill, which is expected to reach the Senate floor soon after Congress returns to session.
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Military's Mystery Ray Gun to Blast Bombs, 'Change the Face of This War'
The U.S. military is building an energy weapon that can blow up improvised bombs before militants do. But it may be some time before the device is used in Afghanistan. (Wired)
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First Flight for F-35 Carrier Variant
The carrier version of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter took to the air for the first time on June 6, according to a June 7 Lockheed Martin announcement. (Defense News)
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U.N. Report Faults Prolific Use of Drone Strikes by U.S.
The campaign of CIA drone strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan has made the United States "the most prolific user of targeted killings" in the world, said a United Nations official, who urged that responsibility for the program be taken from the spy agency. (Los Angeles Times)
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AOC News

Elettronica Becomes AOC Convention Host

Italy's Elettronica has signed on as the host for the 47th Annual AOC International Convention & Symposium, October 3-7 in Atlanta, GA. This is the premier event for EW and IO community leaders so don't miss your chance to exhibit. Space is nearly sold out, so contact Stew Taylor, Taylor@crows.org to reserve your booth today.
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AOC Welcomes New Industry Member
KMIC Technology. Inc. of San Jose CA, joined the AOC as a small industry group member this week.
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Dixie Crow Annual Memorial Day Andersonville Cemetery Outing
Approximately 30 Dixie Crows made the trip to Andersonville National Cemetery on Friday, 28 May to participate in the annual Flag Ceremony honoring our fallen heroes for this 2010 Memorial Day.
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Read the Spring IO Journal
The newest edition of the IO Journal - your resource for the most cutting edge journal articles on information operations - is now available for download or in our interactive digital format.
Click here to access the digital magazine
Click here to download a PDF
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.

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25 years of manufacturing high performance microwave cable assemblies with low attenuation at frequencies up to 65 GHz.

Consultant's Corner
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 17-19: 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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October 3-7: AOC 47th Annual Convention & Symposium
Atlanta, GA
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