JED - October 2013 - 68

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WILD PARROTS CHAPTER AT FIRST NAVAL
EW CONFERENCE IN RIO

The Journal of Electronic Defense | October 2013

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The Braz Navy EW Center (CGEM) organized the First Naval EW Conference (I
CGEM) at the Rio de Janeiro Naval Base
(BNRJ) premises in Mocanguê Island, August 20-21. This year’s theme was IMINT
dedicated to surveillance of the Blue Amazon, which is the Brazilian maritime EEZ
(it is about of the size of the local Amazon
region, but instead of green, it is blue!). The
subject is quite appealing because the Brazilian Navy is in the process of choosing a firm to lead the construction of a Surveillance System for that sea area
(the SisGAAz).
The Conference had several excellent presentations, such as that given by
Adm Antonio Reginaldo Pontes Lima Jr (Braz Navy Hidrography Director) about
IMINT, and Dr. Karla Teixeira (from IPqM Braz Navy Research Institute) about
Signal Processing for Remote Sensing and IMINT. The President of the Wild
Parrots Roost, Captain Antonio Dias (Ret), presented a speech about Satellite
and GPS EW, and invited the local EW community to join the AOC and the Wild
Parrots Chapter. The conference was sponsored by Agilent, AMSKepler, Ares,
Astrium, Cassidian, Medav, Rockwell-Collins, Rohde & Schwarz and SAAB. It
also had full support from the Braz Navy Naval Operations Command (CON), the
BN Fleet Command (ComemCh), and CAAML (Braz Navy Fleet Training Center). It
also had all the support that the Wild Parrots could currently provide. The organization was perfect, with frequent coffee breaks allowing participants to pass
through the stands of the sponsors and interact with experts. There were approximately 450 persons in attendance at the conference, as well as more than
800 points of access by web direct live transmission to the Braz Navy webite.
Next year’s theme will be COMINT, and further information may be obtained
from Lt Cmdr Marcio Costa at marcio.costa@cgem.mar.mil.br or Cmdr Jose Marcelo at jose.marcelo@cgem.mar.mil.br. The growing Wild Parrots community
hopes to see many of their Old Crow colleagues there in 2014!

AARDVARK ROOST EW CONFERENCE

The Aardvark Roost held its 3rd biennial EW Conference in Pretoria, South
Africa, on September 4-5, 2013. More than 130 delegates were in attendance
for the 19 presentations that were given over the two days. The Day
1 keynote address was given by Rear
Admiral Wiesner, Director Maritime
A
Warfare, South African Navy, and the
W
Day
D 2 keynote presentation was given
by
b Bob Andrews, AOC International
1 Region Director. Presentations are
available at www.aardvarkaoc.co.za.
a

THE DESERT
LIGHTNING TEAM
SNCO INDUCTION
CEREMONY

Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, and the
greater Desert Lightning Team honored its newest inductees into the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO)
ranks. The AOC, on behalf of the local

Desert S
Roost
D
t Sun R t out of T
t f Tucson, AZ,
A
donated $500 to this event. The newest SNCOs were fortunate to have the
5th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air
Force, Robert D. Gaylor, on hand as
the guest speaker. Pictured is CMSAF
Gaylor presenting SMSgt Phillip R. Patterson Jr., the Desert Sun Roost President, a personal coin for his efforts to
make the event a resounding success!

STRATEGIC ROOST
RETURNS

Th Strategic Roost is
The St t i R t i coming back!
i b
Wayne Shaw, VP and President-elect
of the AOC, met with a cadre of the
Strat Roost in August to discuss revitalizing the chapter. Approximately a
dozen Strat Roost members attended
the two-hour gathering, and enough
names were placed on a petition to begin the process of reactivation. Daniel
House, an RC-135 Raven, has agreed
to serve as the POC and Acting Chapter President until elections can be
held. Stay tuned for some great things
from this chapter.


http://www.aardvarkaoc.co.za

JED - October 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - October 2013

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
Letters
The Monitor
Washington Report
Growing AOC’s EW Advocacy Program
World Report
Beyond CREW: Army EW Fights for a Bigger Spectrum
US Army Electronic Warfare in the Post- Global War on Terrorism World
RF Decoys for Fighter Aircraft
New Products
EW 101
AOC News
AOC 50th Annual International Symposium and Convention Guide
AOC 2013 Award Winners
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - October 2013 - cover1
JED - October 2013 - cover2
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JED - October 2013 - 5
JED - October 2013 - The View From Here
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JED - October 2013 - Conferences Calendar
JED - October 2013 - 9
JED - October 2013 - Courses Calendar
JED - October 2013 - 11
JED - October 2013 - From the President
JED - October 2013 - 13
JED - October 2013 - Letters
JED - October 2013 - The Monitor
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JED - October 2013 - 17
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JED - October 2013 - Washington Report
JED - October 2013 - 29
JED - October 2013 - Growing AOC’s EW Advocacy Program
JED - October 2013 - 31
JED - October 2013 - 32
JED - October 2013 - 33
JED - October 2013 - World Report
JED - October 2013 - 35
JED - October 2013 - Beyond CREW: Army EW Fights for a Bigger Spectrum
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JED - October 2013 - US Army Electronic Warfare in the Post- Global War on Terrorism World
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JED - October 2013 - RF Decoys for Fighter Aircraft
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JED - October 2013 - New Products
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JED - October 2013 - EW 101
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JED - October 2013 - AOC News
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JED - October 2013 - AOC 50th Annual International Symposium and Convention Guide
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JED - October 2013 - AOC 2013 Award Winners
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JED - October 2013 - Index of Advertisers
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