Introduction to Satellite Communications (SATCOM)
Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT
Presented by Dr. Pat Ford
Whether at home making an overseas call, receiving the latest digital weather report on your personal boat or aircraft, tracking a FedEx package delivery time, watching a live sports broadcast from across the globe or in enemy territory receiving tactical EW data in support of a mission, Satcom plays a critical role in the daily events of our lives. This webinar will provide a short intro to Satcom, including launch vehicles, types of satellites, their orbits and the core elements of a Satcom system.
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Aircraft RCS Engineering – Historical Perspective, Basic Principles, and Stealth Technology
When: September 13 - 29, 2021 | Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 1:00-4:00 PM EDT
This course introduces students to Radar Cross Section (RCS) engineering and its basic fundamentals inside the modern EW context. Commencing with a historical overview, the course passes through all the relevant conflicts where the RCS design plays a significant role, followed by considerations about aircraft missions, tactics and threats. In sequence, the theoretical part begins involving electromagnetic propagation, radar fundamentals and design of simple and complex RCS objects. Finally, stealth technology is addressed by presenting current challenges and future perspectives. Register now.
The AOC International Symposium & Convention, the industry’s leading, three-day event, brings together nearly 2000 professionals from 30+ countries spanning industry, military and government sectors.
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Learn more about exhibitor benefits, rates and how to reserve your booth at 58.crows.org. You can also contact Sean Fitzgerald at Fitzgerald@crows.org or (703) 549-1600 x222 for more information.
A Conversation With Defense Entrepreneurs Forum
The national security community thrives on innovation. Today, we’re joined by Mr. Michael Madrid, Executive Director of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum (DEF), to discuss how DEF brings entrepreneurs from around the country to build a culture of innovation together. Ken and Michael discuss leveraging cross-sector expertise to empower people and agencies to embrace new approaches, technologies and strategies. They also explore how organizations like the Association of Old Crows (AOC) and DEF can work together to create enduring opportunities for today’s entrepreneurs.
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EW101 is a concepts-driven, three-day introductory course to EW, with theory presented with minimal mathematics. This is an ideal course for those new to EW, supporting EW (software development/marketing/management) or those returning to EW requiring a short refresher on key topics. The course includes both lecture and practical exercises that reinforce the topics presented.
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.
- Senior Engineer - Platform Architect – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. – San Diego, CA, United States
- Senior EW/SIGINT Systems Engineer – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. – San Diego, CA, United States
- Senior Project Engineer, RF Sensors – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. – San Diego, CA, United States
The U.S. is moving away from a Missile Defense Strategy centered on hit-to-kill anti-ballistic missiles to a hybrid force that includes directed energy weapons and electronic warfare/cyber options, according to Vice Adm. Jon Hill, who heads the Missile Defense Agency. (Breaking Defense)
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft are among the Air Force’s most-requested assets worldwide, but the service wants to cut back the number of combat air patrols it supports on any given day so it can free up funds in the fiscal 2022 budget to develop next-generation platforms. (Air Force Magazine)
Verdict has conducted a poll to assess the most urgent mission that USVs should engage in. Analysis of the poll results shows that intelligence surveillance and recognition (ISR) is the most urgent mission, as opined by a majority 40% of the respondents, followed by anti-submarine warfare (ASW, 29% votes) and mine countermeasures (MCM, 25% votes). (Naval Technology)
The Joint Staff hopes to soon wrap up its gap analysis to guide implementation of DoD’s new Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) strategy, says Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, de facto lead for the complex effort to link all sensors to all shooters to enable future All Domain Operations. (Breaking Defense)
August 2-18 (Mondays & Wednesdays) 1:00 - 4:00 PM EDT