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At the end of last month, the Army
confirmed that a protest has been filed
on the contract award with the Government Accountability Office (GAO). As of
press time, details on the protest were
not available. –J. Haystead

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NRL SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR
INNOVATIVE NEW RESEARCH INTO
LASERS, COUNTERMEASURES

PROTECTING

OUR

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The Journal of Electronic Defense | August 2013

The Naval Research Laboratory has
issued a Broad Agency Announcement
(BAA) seeking advancement and improvement on a host of technical topics.
Among topics of interest for EW professionals are:
#56-13-03: Laser Threat Countermeasure technology, which seeks
proposals for research supporting development of innovative new countermeasures against laser-guided or
laser-aided threats, such as laser designators, laser beamrider missiles and
laser rangefinders, with laser beamriders being highest priority.
#56-13-04: Imaging Seeker Advanced Countermeasures, which seeks
proposals to support research into new
countermeasure technology and techniques against advanced anti-air and
anti-ship missiles fitted with imaging
seekers.
#57-13-01: Innovative Anti-Ship
Missile Electronic Warfare Simulation
Technology seeks proposals that address
R&D of innovative new technologies,
components and systems to support next
generation EW simulation programs, particularly relating to hardware/software
simulation of advanced missile threats
with the goal of developing a combination of EW simulation, modeling and
analysis capabilities to meet the AntiShip Missile Defense EW mission.
#57-13-02: Electromagnetic Techniques and Technology Research and
Development, which seeks proposals
for research and development into high
power electromagnetic techniques and
technologies, including wideband and
narrowband high power microwave (HPM)
sources, innovative conventional and
non-conventional HPM-based electronic
attack techniques and systems, including anti-missile defense applications;
use of RF transmission backscatter to
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - August 2013

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From The President
Letters
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
The Spectrum Management Challenge: Creating Order From Chaos
Technology Survey: ELINT Receivers
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - August 2013 - cover1
JED - August 2013 - cover2
JED - August 2013 - 3
JED - August 2013 - 4
JED - August 2013 - 5
JED - August 2013 - The View From Here
JED - August 2013 - 7
JED - August 2013 - Conferences Calendar
JED - August 2013 - 9
JED - August 2013 - Courses Calendar
JED - August 2013 - 11
JED - August 2013 - From The President
JED - August 2013 - 13
JED - August 2013 - Letters
JED - August 2013 - The Monitor
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JED - August 2013 - Washington Report
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JED - August 2013 - World Report
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JED - August 2013 - The Spectrum Management Challenge: Creating Order From Chaos
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JED - August 2013 - Technology Survey: ELINT Receivers
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JED - August 2013 - EW 101
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JED - August 2013 - AOC News
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JED - August 2013 - Index of Advertisers
JED - August 2013 - JED Quick Look
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