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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AOC offers high-quality education and training to its professional members through live and on-demand webinars and courses, and we invite you to contribute! Have the opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge while contributing to AOC and the EMSO community when you present a webinar and/or instruct a course.
Surface-to-Air Missile Systems 2023 Conference - China Threats
Sept. 19-21 | Huntsville, AL
Join us at the SAMs 2023 Conference - China Threats, Sept. 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.
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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Electromagnetic Spectrum Conflict in Space - Threats To C4ISR
July 6 | 2 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide an overview to the space-based platforms that support C4ISR and PNT together with a range of EM Spectrum weapons that could cause a denial or degradation of service to military and essential commercial users. These weapons include EM Pulse, directed energy, jamming, close-proximity laser and cyber. The webinar will conclude with a discussion on preventative measures to mitigate the effectiveness of these weapons and an overview to ‘kinetic kill satellites’ currently being employed by the Chinese and Russian governments.
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Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum: Insights from EW Experts
At AOC Europe, EW experts gathered to discuss the most significant challenges and potential solutions for achieving multi-domain integration. In this episode, Ken Miller speaks with some of these experts to walk us through the main takeaways from the first day of the conference.
Ken and the guests discuss achieving integration in coalition operations, the role of EMSO in multi-domain operations and the need for consistent and adaptive training in EMSO. Guests include Colonel Jeff Fisher, John Knowles, Brian Hinkley and Marc Magram.
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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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.
• Cyber Director — Leidos — Columbia, Maryland, United States
• Chief Operations Officer — Photonis Defense — Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Australian Information Warfare: Beyond the Defence Strategic Review
Sept. 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.
Observers say Yevgeny Prigozhin is ‘doomed’ after turning on Russian President Vladimir Putin, known for vindictiveness towards turncoat allies. (Al Jazeera)
Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor by revenue, bested rival General Dynamics Mission Systems for a US Army deal to develop a long-range electronic warfare, signals intelligence and cyber system the service sees as critical to its “deep sensing” playbook. (C4ISRNet)
The United Nations report says 30 men remained detained at Guantánamo Bay — 19 of whom have never been charged with a crime. The investigator says the infamous site should be shuttered. (NPR)