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Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to engage with the experts and stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the world of multi-domain operations. Join From the Crows’ Nest podcast for live coverage of AOC Europe from May 15-17, exclusively on Twitter Spaces. Host Ken Miller and special co-hosts will delve into Integrating Multi-Domain Operations with guests, including presenters, industry reps, subject matter experts and VIPs worldwide. Follow @FTCNhost on Twitter for notifications when we go live and engage any way you like - it's free, live and no registration is required.

Catch us at the following times:

  • Monday, May 15, 4-6 p.m. (GMT+2)
  • Tuesday, May 16, 4-6 p.m. (GMT+2)
  • Wednesday, May 17, 1-3 p.m. (GMT+2)

Special co-hosts and regular guests include John Knowles, Col Jeff Fischer, USAF (Ret.), Dr. Tom Withington and Dr. Alix Valenti. Topics will range from European defense capability and operational requirements to the ongoing war in Ukraine and rising tensions with China.

AOC Future 5
Honoring the Best and Brightest Young Professionals in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Are you an early career professional in electronic warfare, information operations, or related disciplines? If so, we invite you to apply for the AOC Future 5 program. This prestigious program annually recognizes five outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the field and show promise as future leaders. Selected participants will receive exclusive benefits, including mentoring, professional development opportunities, and networking with industry leaders. Don't miss this chance to advance your career and become part of the AOC's legacy of excellence EMS/EW/IO industry. Submit your application today and be part of the 2023 AOC Future 5!

Application deadline: June 30

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Call for Papers: AOC 2023

AOC's has chosen "Advancing EMS Superiority Through Strategic Alliances and Partnerships" as the theme for its 60th Annual International Symposium and Convention. The event includes main stage and breakout sessions, as well as nine technical sessions featuring subject matter experts from the military, academia, and industry. If you're a professional with original, unclassified information related to electronic warfare or information operations, you're encouraged to submit your abstract. This is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise and contribute to the conversation on advancing EMS superiority.

Submission deadline: July 31

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Call for Nominations for the AOC 2023 Board of Directors Election

You have the opportunity to play a critical role in the future of our organization by joining the board and helping us advance our mission to serve as the leading advocate for the advancement of the electromagnetic spectrum. Consider nominating yourself or a fellow AOC member to fill one of the available positions, which include:

  • President-Elect
  • At-Large Director (2 available)
  • Southern Region Director
  • Northeastern Region Director
  • International Region II Director

Nomination deadline: June 1

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MPG Solutions – Cutting-Edge RF & Microwave Subsystems
Five decades of experience in supporting mission-critical Electronic Warfare and Radar platforms under the most challenging conditions. We push the limits of signal purity, speed, bandwidth, dynamic range, linearity, SWaP, and reliability while establishing close partnerships with our customers that lead to advanced RF & Microwave solutions.
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Multi-Functional Composite for Electromagnetic Shielding
May 18 | 2 p.m. ET

This webinar will trace the development of the multi-functional composite material and provide substantiating data for its performance and application potential. It will highlight the advantages and criticality of the technology in providing EM protection to critical systems with minimal weight impact as compared with existing technologies. Both TRL and MRL will be discussed as well as potential advancements ongoing and planned to further expand the capability of the technology in performance and application.

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AOC Europe
May 15-17 | Bonn, Germany

This year, over 100 defence suppliers will showcase their latest EW solutions in the exhibition hall. Additionally, several key military officials and VIP delegations from across the globe will be attending the event, making it a perfect opportunity to network and build new connections. With just two weeks away from the largest AOC Europe exhibition to date, make sure to secure your place to join us:​​​

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Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence 2023 Conference
June 6-8 | Charleston, SC

Theme: Challenges and Benefits of Integrating Into JADC2

Each service is working to integrate TTP and capabilities into JADC2 to enable this force multiplier for all services and agencies. At this conference, we will advance that effort by gathering the best minds and decision-makers in their fields to discuss plans, objectives, successes and challenges with this transformational move in strategic planning and mission execution.

View the speaker lineup

Classification: TS/SCI

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Make face-to-face connections with your target audience when you partner with AOC! Sponsoring the Cyber/EW Convergence 2023 Conference puts you in front of those active in the field, increasing your reach in the industry. Browse sponsorship opportunities for this event.

Elma Electronic Inc.
Mercury Systems
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Unpacking EMSO Priorities in the Defense Budget

Congress is marking up the US defense budget and the budget's priorities could have implications for how the US strategizes EMS superiority. In this episode, Ken Miller talks with John Knowles, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Electromagnetic Dominance, to discuss the current state of the EMSO community and the priorities of the US defense budget moving forward.

Ken and John discuss Congress’ thought process on the priorities for the defense budget, the importance of joint training and readiness in EW, and the challenges of coordinating and training with allies in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Ultra Electronics Limited – EWST

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

Featured Jobs:

Senior Scientist EMS Warfare Technology — US Air Force — Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

• Cryptologic Cyber Planner / Network Warfare Cyber Planner - Experienced Levels (Maryland and Texas) — National Security Agency — Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

Abaco Systems
Showcasing the power of cutting-edge RF technology.
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IMS 2023
W. L. Gore & Associates
Industry News

A Ukrainian military unit said on Wednesday it had routed a Russian infantry brigade from frontline territory near Bakhmut, claiming to confirm an account by the head of Russia's Wagner private army that the Russian forces had fled. (Reuters)

The attacks set the stage for what is likely to be a new round of fighting a week after an exchange of fire between Israel and Islamic Jihad. (NPR)

Khan's arrest Tuesday set off skirmishes between his supporters and police in several cities that left at least six people dead, and his continued detention raises the prospect of more unrest. (NPR)

Parker Meggitt Baltimore
Elettronica SpA