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potential threat devices; interactions of
lasers with materials and electronics,
particularly femtosecond laser technology and atmospheric propagation; methods and technology for defending naval
systems from high power EM attack; and
RF countermeasure techniques and technologies for anti-ship missile defense.
#57-13-03: Offboard Countermeasures seeks proposals for R&D into
numerous mission areas including RF
(primarily C, X, Ku, K, Ka and W bands)
technologies and concepts for offboard
decoys; isolation technologies and
concepts; antennas and antenna feed
structures and technologies; high speed
receive technologies and concepts, including detection and classification; signal processing technologies, techniques
and concepts; integrated multi-platform
EW techniques and concepts; extreme
temperature materials for decoy towlines; novel and innovative IR and visible
obscurant materials for use in offboard
decoys, concepts supporting low-cost,
expendable/semi-expendable unmanned
vehicles to support EW systems.
#57-13-04: Airborne Electronic
Warfare seeks proposals for R&D into
areas including very wideband electronic countermeasures technologies, including amplifiers (tube, solid state and
hybrids), power combiners, filters and
other discrete components; wideband,
efficient high power millimeter wave
transmitter concepts and technologies;
innovative and compact antenna de-

signs for efficient transmission/reception of EM energy at long wavelengths;
innovative methods for the generation
of optimized EA techniques; concepts
and technologies to efficiently cue an
EA exciter to select/generate appropriate EA techniques in dense signal environments, with particular interest in
constrained payloads available to UAVs.
#68-13-01: RF Vacuum Electronics
seeks proposals for innovative technology base development in the area of vacuum electronics, particularly advanced
high power millimeter-wave amplifiers
suitable for radar and EW applications
and high data-rate communications;
microwave or millimeter wave power
module (MPM) consisting of a solidstate driver, vacuum electronics power
booster and integrated power conditioning; technologies to reduce life-cycle
cost and improve overall reliability of
vacuum electronic devices now used or
project for use in US military systems.
The response period is open until
July 2014, but responding organizations are encouraged to submit white
papers as early as possible in the fiscal
year to ensure best funding opportunities. The solicitation number is BAAN00173-03. The primary point of contact
is Susan Kelly, (202) 767-6815, e-mail:
sue.kelly@nrl.navy.mil. – JED Staff

IN BRIEF
The Air Force Research Laboratory
Sensor’s Directorate has issued a pre-

solicitation notice for a new research
program titled the Advanced Novel Spectrum Warfare Environment Research
(ANSWER), formerly known as the NetEnabled Electronic Warfare Technologies
(NEWT) program. ANSWER will research,
develop and transition “resilient adaptive spectrum warfare technologies and
techniques to enable mission-assured
warfighting capabilities in contested and
denied environments consistent with A2/
AD scenarios.” The first task for ANSWER
is a reconfigurable threat assessment
tool for electronic attack (EA) technique
development. Other program technical
areas include radio frequency (RF) spectrum warfare, trusted cyber-resilient
avionics systems engineering, position
navigation and timing (PNT) in contested/denied environments and electrooptic countermeasures. AFRL anticipates
issuing a broad agency announcement
(BAA) between August 30 and September 16. The solicitation number is BAARQKS-2013-0003. The primary point of
contact is Mike Wafzig, (937) 255-5762,
e-mail: michael.wafzig@wpafb.af.mil.

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US Army Contracting Command
(Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD) has issued a request for information (RFI) for
potential sources to provide nine Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Enhanced
(ARL-E) systems, of which one will be
used as a training asset. The project

- Rapid Response RFP / RFQ Support
- High Spurious Free Dynamic Range
- COTS Solutions (1U/2U)
- Exceptional Signal Sensitivity

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JED - August 2013

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 - 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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