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Happy Thanksgiving from the AOC
The AOC offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the US Thanksgiving holiday. Thank you to all of our valued AOC supporters, and best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving!
Next Week: Defining IO/Cyber Spectrum Operations Conference
This three-day event provides a forum for professionals from the military, government, industry and academic fields to discuss issues related to the changing requirements of IO/Cyber programs, platforms and operations. And maximize your trip by taking advantage of the one-day Cyber Warfare Course added for November 29.

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It's Not Too Late! On-Site Registration Available: Operational EW Course, November 30-December 3 in Dayton, OH
The AOC has launched a new series of courses designed specifically for EW professionals. These dynamic courses are brand new and focus on what you need to know right now if you are operating, building, planning or managing anything related to spectrum warfare.

Be one of the first to take this unique new course. Click here for details and registration form.

Contact Mike Dolim at (703) 549-1600 or dolim@crows.org for more information.
STORY OF THE WEEK: Discuss Critical Database Issues at the Worldwide EW Reprogramming Conference
Today's EW databases require multiple reprogramming languages, making harmonizing databases a growing challenge in all fields. To address the heightened interest in this topic, the AOC is conducting a Worldwide EW Reprogramming Conference in Orlando, FL, December 15-16, 2010.

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41st Annual Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium, January 25-27
Plan now to attend the 41st Annual Collaborative EW Symposium at Point Mugu, CA, in late January.
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2nd Annual AOC Symposium on LPI Radar/ELINT Design Strategies & Counter - LPI Technology, February 15-17
Plan now to attend the AOC's Symposium on Low Probability of Intercept at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. The General Conference Chairman is CDR Michael Herrera, USN, NPS, and the Technical Program Chairman is Prof. Phillip E. Pace, NPS.
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Industry News
Plan Now for Dixie Crow
Dixie Crow Symposium 36, "Electronic Warfare - Shaping America's Defense," takes place March 20-24 at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA. The Courtyard Marriott is the host hotel and discounted group rates are available to book now. Use the links below to secure rooms at the group rate. And visit www.dixiecrow.org for updates and information.
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Double queen room
Italian Defense Programs Hit by Budget Squeeze
Although the recently presented 2011 defense budget has revealed a planned €266 million ($370 million) increase in spending, the total €3.45 billion figure requested by the Italian defence ministry and ministry of economical development could be at risk, according to defense analysts. (Flightglobal)
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Iran Missile System Tested, Rhetoric Sharpened on Eve of NATO Summit
Iran tested a new air-defense system and stepped up its anti-West rhetoric Thursday on the eve of NATO's annual meeting in Lisbon. (Christian Science Monitor)
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Submit Papers for FiestaCrow 2011
Papers for FiestaCrow 2011, April 11-14 in San Antonio, TX, are being accepted through February 1. This year's theme is "EW/IO in a Cyber World." Talks should be no longer than 30 minutes. The Technical Chair is Mr. John Langford.
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China Threats Merit Shifting of US Defense Dollars, House's McKeon Says
The House Armed Services Committee's top Republican said he favors shifting defense dollars to boost US missile defense and to counter China's ability to limit US operations in the western Pacific. (Bloomberg)
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New F-35B Formation Flight
Progress. Two and a half years after the first flight of an F-35B STOVL jet the Navy/Marines/Lockheed have now flown a formation flight with two of them. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
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AOC News
Give the Gift of AOC: $25 Memberships through December 15
This holiday season, give a one-year AOC membership for just $25 and get a gift for yourself – a free AOC tie tack for each membership you give.
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AOC Welcomes New Industry Members
Hutchins & Associates, Inc. of Leesburg, VA, has joined as a Consultant Industry member and Technical Information Products & Services LLC (TIPS) of Baltimore, MD, has joined as a small group member.
Learn more about the benefits of AOC Industry Membership
Meet New AOC Industry Member: Southern Marketing Associates
Learn more about Southern Marketing Associates of Winter Springs, FL, which has joined the AOC as a group member.
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The AOC Live Learning Center is Open
Purchase video and audio from the 47th Annual International Symposium and Convention on-line in the AOC Live Learning Center.
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Board Member Nominations Open for the AOC 2011 Annual Election
Nominations for the 2011 election are being accepted now through February 2011. Help determine the future of your organization by recommending someone for this important role. Download a nomination form today.
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Find New Opportunities in the AOC Career Center
The AOC Career Center offers FREE and confidential résumé posting, job search control, easy job application, the ability to save jobs and new jobs posted every week.
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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.

Assemblies, Inc.
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 29: Cyber Warfare Course
Charleston, SC
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November 30-December 2: Defining IO/Cyber Spectrum Operations Conference
SPAWAR Facility Charleston, SC
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November 30-December 3: Operational Electronic Warfare Course
Dayton, OH
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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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January 25-27: 41st Annual Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium
Point Mugu, CA
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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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