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

Join us at the SAMs 2023 Conference - China Threats, September 19-21, and gain a comprehensive understanding of Chinese SAMs capabilities and developments.
Why should you attend the SAMs 2023 Conference?

In-depth analysis:
Gain valuable insights from expert speakers into the capabilities of Chinese SAMs and their potential impact on national security, as well as the latest developments in SAM technology and near-term projections to help you stay ahead of the curve.

Networking opportunities:
Connect with industry leaders, fellow professionals, and government officials dedicated to fortifying our defense against air threats. Indulge in thought-provoking conversations, share insights, and establish valuable connections.

Limited seats are available, and this conference sells out fast! Whether you're involved in the design, development, testing, evaluation, or employment of electronic warfare systems, techniques, and tactics, this event is tailored to meet your needs. Register now to secure your spot before it's too late!

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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.

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 in the 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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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

Decoding the Congressional Defense Budget: Politics, Procedures, and Progress

In this episode, join host Ken as he unravels the intricate world of the congressional defense budget process. Joined by Madison Arcangeli, Katy Nazaretova from Forza DC, and Paul Arcangeli, former Staff Director of the House Armed Services Committee, they delve into the blend of procedures and politics that shape the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and the Defense Appropriations Act. Explore how Congress manages to get its work done, even amidst a cloudy timeline, and gain valuable insights into what to expect from both chambers in the coming weeks.

Additionally, get an exclusive glimpse into the state of electromagnetic spectrum operations across the services in the early version of the NDAA.

Tune in as we decode the intricate workings of the congressional defense budget process and shed light on the path to progress.

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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.

Search Current Intern Openings

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

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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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

The US Air Force has completed initial integration and testing of an “Angry Kitten” electronic attack pod with the MQ-9A Reaper unmanned air system. (JED)


When Kim Hyun-woo stepped into the NPR studios in Washington, he was doing something that in his past life would have gotten him killed - speaking frankly with an American journalist. (NPR)

Parker Meggitt Baltimore
Elettronica SpA