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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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Modern Threats: Surface-to-Air Missile Systems 2023 Conference
Sept. 19-21 | Huntsville, AL

Theme: A Comprehensive Review of Chinese Surface-to-Air Missile System Capabilities and Developments

Objective: To provide a comprehensive technical review of Chinese surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems including capabilities, concepts of operation, recent developments, near-term projections. Attendance at this conference is appropriate for those involved in the design, development, testing, evaluation and employment of electronic warfare systems, techniques and tactics for protection of US and allied fixed and rotary wing aircraft against air defense threats.

Classification of Sessions:
Tuesday, Sept. 19 | US Secret
Wednesday, Sept. 20 | US Secret
Thursday, Sept. 21 | TS/SCI for US only

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Expand your reach and forge valuable connections when you partner with AOC. Showcase your brand and engage with a highly targeted audience actively involved in the field. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your presence in the industry. Explore our sponsorship opportunities now.

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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L3Harris small ICN enables maximum EW capability
Under 2 kg, the lightweight Individual CORVUS Node (ICN) maximises EW mission success. Fixed, mounted or man-carried, ICN enables users to effortlessly switch between multiple EW roles such as counter-IED, electronic surveillance and counter-UAS in seconds. With an agile, open architecture, it delivers applications developed in-house, by partners or by your trusted developers.
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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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Elma Electronic Inc.
Mercury Systems
Meet RavenStar™
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Contact an expert at Battelle to discuss your toughest RF challenges — of today and tomorrow.
RavenStar™ | Battelle Product Solution

The Integration Imperative: Lessons in Multi-Domain Mastery

Effective communication and decision-making are critical for success in multi-domain operations (MDO) in today's fast-paced world. Ken Miller's recorded discussion from Germany with Dr. Thomas Withington, newsletter editor for Armada International, who shares the most important lessons we've learned in achieving multi-domain integration.

Ken and Dr. Withington discuss the crucial need for network resiliency in NATO's multi-domain integration, the all-of-government approach necessary for cybersecurity and vulnerability management, and navigating the landscape of multi-domain operations and their inherent difficulties.

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Ultra Electronics Limited – EWST
Spectrum Control, Inc. formerly APITech

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

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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

• Radio Frequency Antenna Engineer — Booz Allen Hamilton — King George, Virginia, United States (On-Site)

• Chief Operations Officer — Photonis Defense — Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


Open Position: Technical Program Area Specialist

The Association of Old Crows (AOC), headquartered in Alexandria, VA, is seeking candidates to fill a Technical Program Area Specialist position. This is a new, full-time position that reports to the Director of Advocacy and Outreach. The position offers flexible in-person, remote and work-from-home opportunities. Available start date is as soon as possible.

The Technical Program Manager position is responsible for conceptualizing, implementing, and managing all aspects of special initiatives in the unique subject area of the association. Qualified candidates MUST have expertise in electromagnetic warfare (EW) and experience in the field of electromagnetic spectrum operations.

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XtendedFlex™ 178
XtendedFlex™ 178 is a solution for applications requiring constant cable motion and flexibility. It has an innovative design and unique material composition ensuring consistent performance under millions of flexures. XF-178 is the first of many in this product family.
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IMS 2023
Industry News

The AN/ALQ-257 Integrated Viper Electronic Warfare Suite being developed by Northrop Grumman  for the US Air Force has successfully completed Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator testing, the company announced. (JED)


A US Navy guided-missile destroyer joined forces with Japanese, Australian and Canadian warships for a three-day exercise that began the same day it encountered an aggressive Chinese vessel in the Taiwan Strait. (Stars and Stripes)


Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, marked the D-Day anniversary in Normandy this week. He spoke to NPR about the modernization of warfare and what AI might mean for the future. (NPR)

Parker Meggitt Baltimore
Elettronica SpA