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Introduction to Passive Radar
June 8 | 2 p.m. ET

In this Webinar we will introduce the concept and operating principles of passive radar systems. We review the basics of bistatic radars and introduce the concept of Emitters of Opportunity (EoO) and their ideal qualities. We discuss how satellites can be used as EoO’s, evaluate the role of satellite illumination and forward scattering, how passive radar can be applied to stealth technologies and highlight examples of operational passive radar systems. The Webinar concludes with a review of technologies that can be used during Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) of passive radar systems.

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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. Explore the draft agenda and view the speaker lineup.

Classification: TS/SCI

Don't wait! Registration closes this Friday, May 26!

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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.

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

Submit your nomination by June 1.

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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 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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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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Current State — Way Forward — EW Insights
June 22 | 2 p.m. ET

VADM Frank “Spanky” Morley - Principal Military Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition) - the Department of the Navy’s senior uniformed acquisition official - will speak to the current state of play in today’s Department of the Navy acquisition efforts. This will include specific areas of EW, the challenges of today and tomorrow, opportunities, and our collective challenge going forward in today’s increasingly competitive world order.

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Mercury Systems
Meet RavenStar™
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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:

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

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. 

Just log into your account, hit "post a job" and select the internship posting product

Featured Jobs

• 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

Advanced RF & Microwave Solutions
MPG - Microwave Products Group is a leading global provider of mission-critical RF electronic components and subsystems comprised of five elite brands: BSC Filters, ESPY, Dow-Key, Pole/Zero, and K&L Microwave. Come visit us today for a solutions-driven, custom approach to your next project.
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IMS 2023
W. L. Gore & Associates
Chapter News

The Dixie Crow Chapter awarded a graduating high school senior from each of the below six high schools a $1,000 Scholarship to use toward their continuing education in EMS Fields of study.

  • Veterans High School - Devon Hulse - DP Wilson
  • Warner Robins High School - Davien Abram - Rod Brooks
  • Houston County High School - Luciano DaFieno - Adam Delestowicz
  • Northside High School - Lillian Lin - Jordan Kelsey
  • Peach County High School - Sidney Johnson - Rod Brooks
  • Perry High School - Ava Rose Slaughter - Rod Brooks
Industry News

The images are arresting: Russian fighters aligned with Ukraine crossing the border into Russia’s Belgorod region, seizing a checkpoint and sowing confusion and anger in Moscow. (CNN)


A new assessment of Russia's military capabilities on the front line estimated that its forces were taking down about 10,000 Ukrainian drones every month. (Business Insider)


A massive military display by Hezbollah on Sunday was the largest in at least a decade for the Iranian-backed militia, and comes at a moment of heightened tension with Israel. (NPR)

Parker Meggitt Baltimore
Elettronica SpA