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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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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.

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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Current State — Way Forward — EW Insights
June 22 | 2 PM ET

Vice Adm. 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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Elma Electronic Inc.
Mercury Systems
Meet RavenStar™
Put your mission in motion with a technology that is revolutionizing C5ISR. Smart, sleek and agile, the RavenStar™ antenna system is setting the new standard for mission-critical communications by soaring above RF challenges. RavenStar is a new approach that allows frequency agility and steerability simultaneously and is scalable to the needs of your mission.
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
Chapter News

Australian Information Warfare: Beyond the Defence Strategic Review
September 26-28 | Adelaide, South Australia

AOC Australia's annual convention is the premier event for electronic warfare, electromagnetic spectrum operations, cyber-electromagnetic activities, and information operations professionals within Australia.

Convention 23 seeks to investigate the challenges posed by the emerging security and technology landscape in the Indo-Pacific region, and to discuss the potential technical, organisational, doctrinal and policy solutions within the Information Warfare domain.

The convention will consist of a two-day conference followed by a classified day for eligible attendees and will provide unequalled opportunity for Information Warfare professionals from Defence, government, industry and academia to engage on current topics at this transitional time in Australian Defence policy.

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Industry News

Airbus Defence and Space GmbH has unveiled a stand-off jammer adaptation of its A400M Atlas airlifter as a potential solution for Germany’s Luftgestätze Wirkung im Elektromagnetischen Spektrum program. (JED)


Major-General Sergei Goryachev, chief of staff of Russia’s 35th Army, reported killed in missile strike in Zaporizhia region. (Al Jazeera)

Parker Meggitt Baltimore
Elettronica SpA