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Keynote Speakers Announced!
Defining IO/Cyber Spectrum Operations Conference
, November 30-December 2

Rear Admiral Edward H. Deets, III
Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command

Rear Admiral Kendall L. Card
Director of Concepts, Strategies & Integration for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6)

Vice Admiral "Mike" McConnell, USN (ret.)
2nd Director of National Intelligence / 13th Director of the NSA

Mr. Mark H. Johnson, SES
Director, Joint Information Operations Warfare Center

Major General Lester D. Eisner
Assistant Adjutant General - Army, SC National Guard

Major General Steven W. Smith
Director for the U.S. Army Cyberspace Task Force

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Providing a forum for professionals from the military, government, industry and academic fields, to discuss issues related to the requirements of IO/Cyber programs, platforms and operations, this unique conference is not to be missed. Hosted by SPAWAR in cooperation with the AOC Palmetto Roost, this event is classified SECRET/US only. Don't miss this key event.
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Modeling and Simulation Conference Rescheduled for March 15-18, 2011
Due to ongoing operational commitments, DoD priorities and budgeting constraints, the "Training In The Contested Electromagnetic Battlespace of the 21st Century Conference" scheduled for November 2-4 in Las Vegas, NV, has been postponed. The new dates of the conference are March 15-18, 2011. We regret any inconvenience this postponement may cause.
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ITT Electronic Systems
Industry News
Next Year In The Navy: Drones, Energy Savings, Tweeting
It's not just about keeping the peace without holding territory. Admiral Gary Roughead, the head of the Navy, followed on his recent naval-strategy speech by releasing a sketch of what he wants the nation's sailors to focus on in 2011. Among the highlights: more drones, getting energy costs under control and better use of Facebook. (Wired.com)
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Prowlers Fire Unique Missiles at Pacific Ocean Targets
In a rare training opportunity, a visiting Marine squadron specializing in electronic warfare launched 14 radar-seeking missiles October 7-8, 2010, at targets in the Pacific Ocean after launching its planes from the station flightline. (MCAS Yuma News)
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US Marines Plan New Large UAS
The US Marine Corps is emphasizing the electronic-warfare (EW) mission as it draws up requirements for a "Group 4" unmanned aircraft system to replace its RQ-7 Shadows. (Aviation Week)
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British Government Hints at Dropping STOVL F-35
Britain may drop plans to purchase the short-takeoff, vertical-landing (STOVL) version of the Lockheed Martin F-35 strike aircraft and replace it with the conventional carrier variant of the Lighting II. (Defense News)
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End of an Era for VAQ-135
The VAQ-135 "Black Ravens" scored a trio of "last" accomplishments October 7 when their skipper's venerable EA-6B Prowler touched down at NAS Jacksonville, where it will be retired from service at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE). (Florida Times-Union)
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AOC News
Call for Papers: 36th Annual Dixie Crow Symposium
The Dixie Crow Chapter of the AOC will host its 36th Annual Regional Technical Symposium March 20-24, 2011. The chapter is seeking papers for presentation that support this year’s theme: "Electronic Warfare – Shaping America's Defense."
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AOC Welcomes New Industry Member
Southern Marketing Assoc. Inc. of Winter Springs, FL, has joined the AOC as a small group member. Visit the membership page for more information on the benefits of becoming an AOC industry member.
Operational Electronic Warfare Course – November 16-19
The new "Operational Electronic Warfare" course is the first to be offered in a new series of courses being prepared specifically for AOC/EW audiences. It is a four-day, unclassified course. The course, scheduled for November 16-19, will be offered in Dayton, OH.
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Find New Opportunities in the AOC Career Center
Visit the AOC Career Center and check out new jobs being posted every week. The AOC Career Center offers FREE and confidential résumé posting, job search control, easy job application, the ability to save jobs and much more. Visit AOC Career Center today and post your résumé!
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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.

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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
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.

Get Modern Radar Measurement Resources from Agilent:
These useful Radar and EW resources such as posters, application notes, and an aerospace defense solutions brochure will help ensure system readiness and program success - so you can focus where it co

Calendar of Events
November 8-11: Cyber Warrior Training
Alexandria, VA
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November 16-19: Operational Electronic Warfare
Dayton, OH
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November 16-19: Operational Electronic Warfare Planning
Warner Robins, GA
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November 30-December 2: Defining IO/Cyber Spectrum Operations Conference
SPAWAR Facility Charleston, SC
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December 6-10: Advanced EW Course
Alexandria, VA
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December 15-16: Worldwide EW Reprogramming Conference
Orlando, FL
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February 15-17: Low Probability of Intercept Symposium
Monterey, CA
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March 15-18: Spectrum Modeling and Simulation Conference
Las Vegas, NV
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