The Association of Old Crows (AOC), and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) look forward to hosting International and U.S. attendees at the GTRI Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The AOC/GTRI sponsored symposium will focus on “Interoperability, Electronic Warfare (EW), and Foreign Military Sales (FMS).” Our goal is to host a world-class event that will serve as a platform for information exchange and education on defense technology interoperability (EW, Communications, Datalinks, Command and Control (C2), and Navigation) and associated U.S. FMS and Export Control policies and processes.
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Keynote and High Ranking Speakers
Vice ADM (Ret) Joe Rixey, VP International Program Support, Lockheed Martin
Lt Gen (Ret) Bob Elder, USAF, Symposium Chair
Mr. Gregory M. Kausner, SES, Deputy Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
Ms. Heidi Grant, Director, Defense Technology Security Administration
Mr. Michael Shoults, SES, Director of Policy, Programs and Strategy, International Affairs, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force (International Affairs)
Ms. Ann Cataldo, SES, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Export & Control (DASA DE&C)
Maj Gen (Ret) Richard Johnston, USAF, Director, Business Development International Air Mobility and Maritime Missions, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
... and MORE great speakers! View all event speakers here.
Less than 4 weeks to go to one of the largest EW events of the year!
- 46 presentations from global experts and leaders, covering the entire AOC Mission Area
- 10 additional presentations and panels during the Plath Intelligence Workshop
- 70 exhibitors and 45 Nations attending
Over the past few years mature, offensive EW activity in Europe has demonstrated that in the electromagnetic domain, warfare is no longer theoretical. The AOC’s 24th European event will consider the future of EW and EM Operations in the changing light of current and emerging threats, including Hybrid Warfare, Information Operations/Warfare, the multi-domain battle (MDB), Cyber and Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) where some potential opponents are excelling.
The event is free-to-attend for military and government representatives.
In addition to delivering a thought-provoking conference with contributions from world-leading sector experts, the event will feature an extended exhibition of more than 80 organisations. Each will be showcasing their latest technologies and solutions advancing the Electronic Warfare / Electromagnetic Operations sector.
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A complete agenda for the event can be found here!
At the most basic level, self-interference cancellation replaces arcane solutions like passive RF filters, metal shielding and physical isolation. Unlike filters that merely wall off a range of frequencies, self-interference cancellation directly attacks the interfering signal. Consequently, it can be used to eliminate interference between co-located radios, enable unprecedentedly aggressive frequency reuse, and generally facilitate spectrum sharing by doing away with guard bands and permitting total flexibility in frequency assignments. By virtue of its fundamental nature, self-interference cancellation will have a tremendous impact on the design of future networks. This presentation will discuss the evolution of the technology since its roots at Stanford University, its applications, implementation challenges, and state-of-the-art performance based on dedicated integrated circuits (ICs) that have been developed to enable mass adoption of the technology.
Achieving Freedom to Maneuver Leveraging Non-Kinetic Capabilities
Dr. Paul Zablocky, Strategic Technology Office (STO), Program Manager
Dr. William Conley, Director Electronic Warfare, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition and Sustainment
Mr. Bryan Clark, Senior Fellow, CSBA
BGEN Frank Kelley, USMC (Ret), Vice President, Defense Acquisition University (DAU)
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This forum provides a venue to for stakeholders, thought-leaders and experts in Electronic Warfare to come together to focus on the technologies the services require to ensure freedom to maneuver through leveraging the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Non-Kinetic Capabilities and discuss issues related to the requirements of EW programs, platforms, and operations. Panel sessions will provide insight into EW Roadmaps for the Services, Integrated Non-Kinetic Fires, and Enabling Future Technologies for EW. Presenters will highlight capability gaps and motivate the attendees to provide innovative EW concepts and solutions to expand the advantage for our military forces leveraging non-kinetic capabilities.
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As the premier organization for individuals and groups in the Electromagnetic Warfare community, the AOC has the pleasure of recognizing members of our community for their achievements. In 2019, there are over 20 awards available to honor members and non-members alike for their contributions. Nominations for 2019 AOC awards are due by May 1, 2019.
Learn more about 2019 awards here.
New Technology & Methodology for Mission Assurance in EW/CYBER
Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare technical capabilities are becoming more technically similar. However, the communities which practice these disciplines remain largely separated and vary widely across the military Services in terms of their equipment, unit organization and operating methodologies. This conference provides the EW and Cyberspace communities an opportunity to collaborate and discuss capabilities, TTPs and research in EW and Cyberspace operations to enable more rapid deployment of new and improved capabilities. The Cyber/EW Convergence Conference identifies ways to develop advanced technologies and systems to address the changing battlefield dynamics of the digital age and bring EW and Cyberspace together for the Warfighter!
Keynote and High Ranking Speakers
General (Ret) Glenn Walters, USMC - President of The Citadel, Former 34th Assistant Commandant of the USMC
Maj. Gen. Robert J. Skinner - Commander, 24th Air Force; Commander, Air Forces Cyber and Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (invited)
Vice Admiral Timothy "T.J." White - Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. TENTH Fleet (invited)
Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Click here for more information on becoming a sponsor.
Monday, May 27, 2019
In the RAFAEL David campus auditorium, K. Byalik
The conference classification is SECRET and open to Israeli citizens with appropriate clearance.
For information: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 11-13, 2019
The MITRE Corporation
Focusing on Enterprise Challenges
- The Need for Speed in Space Acquisition
- Architecture to Deliver Effects
- Autonomy: Tools and Practices
- Space Traffic Management and Surface to Space
- TS/SCI Sessio
Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson, Vice Commander AFSPC (Confirmed)
Col. Eric J. Felt, AFRL Space Vehicles Director (Confirmed)
Mr. Robert O. Work, Former Dept. Sec. Defense (Confirmed)
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Hosted by the AOC Patriots Roost Chapter and The Mitre Corporation
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.
- Power Systems Test Engineer – General Technical Services, LLC – Aberdeen, MD, United States
- Research Analyst - Air Warfare Radar – The Institute for Defense Analyses – Alexandria, VA, United States
- Research Analyst - Air Warfare IRST – The Institute for Defense Analyses – Alexandria, VA, United States
The Air Force’s most advanced fighter jet has, for the first time, been deployed to the Middle East.
U.S. Air Forces Central Command said in a release that F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Wing and the 419th Fighter Wing, both at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, arrived at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates Monday. (Air Force Times)
U.S. Navy aerial electronic warfare (EW) experts are asking two prime defense contractors to improve components of experimental low-band tactical RF jammers intended to enable Navy EA-18G Growler carrier-based aircraft to foil enemy counter-stealth radar systems. (Military & Aerospace Electronics)
In an era of complex geopolitics of peer and near-peer adversaries racing to advance electronic warfare (EW), the U.S. Marine Corps, like the other services, is centering on improving its signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare operations. The service is examining its training and how it integrates the capabilities into its battalions. (Signal Magazine)
The Air Force announced in April it is creating a new information warfare numbered Air Force, a move that combines 24th Air Force, or Air Forces Cyber, with 25th Air Force, which is responsible for global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
May 13 - 15, Stockholm, Sweden