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WIN PRIZES: Recruit Members for the New AOC Contest
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LAST WEEK TO VOTE: The 2011 AOC Election Closes at Midnight Sunday
The AOC online election is open now through midnight on Sunday, July 31. Take the opportunity to vote now for the AOC Board of Directors and help guide the AOC as it moves forward. You will need your member number and password to log in and vote.
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ONLY 8 BOOTHS LEFT for the 48th AOC International Symposium & Convention
Make sure your company doesn't miss the biggest EW community event of the year. Only eight booths remain on our show floor and prices increase Monday, August 1. Take advantage of the last few remaining spaces at the reduced rates. Contact Stew Taylor for more information.
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Registration and room reservations are open now, so make your plans to attend the the AOC 48th Annual International Symposium & Convention November 13-16 in Washington, D.C. 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.

Early-bird registration is open now; reserve your space before September 1 and save on your registration fees!
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LAST CHANCE: Third Quarter IO Journal Call for Articles - Focus on NATO Issues
The AOC Information Operations institute is seeking articles for the next edition of the IO Journal, which will focus on NATO issues, specifically the rise of extremism and the role of Influence Operations. Due date for submissions is Monday, August 1.
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UPDATED AGENDA: Intelligent EW Operations Conference, August 10-11 in Crystal City
Join us in our more convenient location in Crystal City, VA, for this new conference, done in conjunction with NMIA, which will discuss ways to enable the EW community to influence and plan for the future intelligence needs of the next 10 years through a better understanding of intelligence analysis priorities, resources and processes. Make the most of your trip by attending the pre-Conference course: Intelligence Support for Spectrum Operations, August 8-9, which will now be hosted nearby at the AOC Headquarters in Alexandria, VA.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: GAO Report Details DOD Cyber Challenges
DOD is taking proactive measures to better address cybersecurity threats, such as developing new organizational structures, led by the establishment of the U.S. Cyber Command, to facilitate the integration of cyberspace operations. However, it is too early to tell if these changes will help DOD better address cybersecurity threats. (GAO)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: U.S. Intelligence Eyes Chinese Research into Space-Age Weapons
In 2005, U.S. intelligence agencies monitoring Chinese research into high-power microwave (HPM) and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) radiation speculated that Beijing might be trying to develop a capability to incapacitate Taiwan electronically without triggering a U.S. nuclear retaliation, according to documents published in a major new National Security Archive collection. (NSA Archive)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Pentagon's Debt Ceiling Plan MIA
The Pentagon prepares for nearly every military contingency imaginable. Economic dangers, however, can catch the U.S.’ sprawling defense apparatus off guard. So it is with next week’s impending budget catastrophe. (Wired)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: First Operational Growler Squadron Returns Safely
The "Scorpions" of Electronic Attack Squadron 132 returned safely stateside July 9 after being the first operational EA-18G Growler squadron to forward deploy. (DC Military)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: First Production P-8A Poseidon Completes Maiden Flight
The first production Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has performed its maiden flight. The aircraft is the first of six low-rate initial production (LRIP) aircraft being built for the U.S. Navy as part of a US$1.6 billion contract awarded in January. (Defence Web)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: EuroHawk Arrives in Germany
The first high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) Euro Hawk Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) unmanned aircraft platform has arrived at Manching Air Base, southern Germany. (Defense Update)
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Global UAV market growing by 4%
The global unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) market, worth an estimated US$7.1 billion this year, is expected to grow by 4 percent over the next 10 years, reaching US$10.5 billion in 2021, according to a new report. (Defence Web)
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Company and Contract News
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. (Bethpage, NY) is being awarded a $760,783,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0044) for the manufacture and delivery of five low-rate initial production (LRIP), lot three, E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) aircraft, including associated non-recurring support. In addition, this modification provides for long lead materials and related support for five LRIP, lot four, E-2D AHE aircraft.

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. (Atlanta, GA) is being awarded a $9,222,544 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Foreign Military Sales Peace Drive II ALQ-211 (V) 9 integration. The AN/ALQ-213 countermeasures set (CMS) integrates electronic warfare suite functions by providing centralized control/resources management of the F-16 defensive suite. The ALQ-213 CMS software will be tailored in this technical task to integrate the AN/ALQ-211 (V) 9 into the existing F-16 A/B MLU Peace Drive II electronic warfare suite.

ATK Wins Contract to Protect U.S. Military Rotorcraft
Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has won a contract to develop a new missile and gunfire warning system to be installed on thousands of U.S. military rotorcraft, starting with the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. (FlightGlobal)
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L-3 Communications, Link Simulation and Training (Arlington, TX) is being awarded a $20,563,657 firm-fixed-price contract. The instant buy for the Pakistan air force procures one aircrew training system (ATS) to support the Pakistan air force pilot training. The ATS consists of two F-16 Block 52 aircrew training devices, the mission support systems with 18 panel "simusphere," and includes a new F-16A Block 15/52 ATS; a new F-16C Block 52 ATS; 21 months contractor logistics support (12 months on-site and nine months on-call); common ATS Block 15 and Block 52 software load; high fidelity cockpit; 360 horizontal X250; version MMC 7000 hardware and software; geo-specific database with high resolution inputs; full APG-68 version nine radar with digital radar land mass simulation; full weapons simulation; Maverick missile; targeting pod; joint helmet mounted cueing system; threat environment A-G and spot jamming; emergency procedures and malfunctions; and an instructor-operator station.

Raytheon Network Centric Systems (Largo, FL) is being awarded an $11,009,124 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-5203) for a cooperative engagement capability (CEC) system for production of the AN/USG-3B systems and system test for E-2D Hawkeye aircraft. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information and making the data available to all participating CEC units.

Rodale Electronics, Inc. (Hauppauge, NY) was awarded a $23,219,843 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The award will provide for the procurement of enhanced position location reporting systems dual power adapters. Work will be performed in Hauppauge, N.Y., with an estimated completion date of July 14, 2017.

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Upcoming Industry Conferences and Tradeshows

August 10-11: Intelligent EW Operations Conference
Crystal City, VA
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August 28-September 1: InfowarCon Europe 2011

NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany
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September 13-15: Maneuvering in Cyberspace and IO: InfowarCon Cyber

Linthicum Heights, MD
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September 13-16: DSEi
London, UK
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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
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December 7-8: EW Payloads on RPA's Conference
Nellis and Creech AFBs, Las Vegas, NV
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Upcoming AOC Courses
August 4-5: Directed Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) Principles Course
Palmdale, CA
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Manassas, VA
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August 15-19: Electro-Optics and Infrared (EO/IR) Fundamentals and EO/IR Countermeasures for EW Engineers and Managers Course
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September 11-12: Survey of EW and Cyber Applications
Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD
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Alexandria, VA
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November 17-18: Survey of EW Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Applications and Payloads
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