From the Crows’ Nest podcast took to Twitter Spaces for exclusive live coverage of AOC Europe from May 15-17. Host Ken Miller and special co-hosts delved into Integrating Multi-Domain Operations with guests, including presenters, industry reps, subject matter experts and VIPs worldwide.
Follow @FTCNhost on Twitter and find recordings of the sessions from each day of the event:
Special co-hosts and regular guests included John Knowles, Col Jeff Fischer, USAF (Ret.), Dr. Tom Withington and Dr. Alix Valenti. Topics ranged from European defense capability and operational requirements to the ongoing war in Ukraine and rising tensions with China.
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. Explore the draft agenda and view the speaker lineup.
Don't wait! Registration closes May 30.
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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:
- At-Large Director (2 available)
- Southern Region Director
- Northeastern Region Director
- International Region II Director
Nomination deadline: June 1
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
Call for Papers: AOC 2023
AOC 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
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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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.
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.
Find an Intern
If you're looking for talented candidates for internships, post your open positions today! As part of our commitment to the growth of the EW talent pool, we're offering free internship postings for AOC Industry Members.
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• Radio Frequency Antenna Engineer — Booz Allen Hamilton — King George, Virginia, United States (On-Site)
• Cryptologic Cyber Planner / Network Warfare Cyber Planner - Experienced Levels (Maryland and Texas) — National Security Agency — Fort Meade, Maryland, United States
In this JED archives story from July 2020, Richard Scott discusses the long-term evolution of Eurofighters. (JED)
All six Kinzhal missiles launched at Kyiv during an "intense" night-time attack were shot down, according to Ukraine's air command. (Guardian)
The Algerian Ministry of National Defence (MND) released a photograph on May 9 confirming it had acquired the CHL-906 electronic warfare system made by China's ELINC. (Janes)