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association news The Journal of Electronic Defense | January 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS: DIXIE CROW SYMPOSIUM 38 The Dixie Crow Chapter of the AOC will host its 38th annual Regional Technical Symposium March 24-28, 2013. This year’s theme, “Maximizing EW/ISR Capabilities in an Austere Defense Budget Environment,” illustrates collaboration within the Information Operations (IO) environment. It prepares the battlefield before combat operations, serves as a force multiplier during battle, and defends our forces throughout. IO is also key to America’s protection at home. Papers should include issues relating to Electronic Warfare (EW), Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) and collaboration within the IO environment. Efficient utilization and control of the electromagnetic spectrum is necessary for defense of our forces and our homeland. Collaborative improvement is necessary to assure our tactics and products are affordable and successfully protect the warfighters. Abstracts must be unclassified and may be submitted electronically any time before February 1, 2013 and should be less than 200 words. Presenters will be notified by February 15, 2013, if accepted. Along with the abstracts, please provide the classification and releasability information for the presentation along with the speaker’s short bio. E-mail unclassified abstracts, speaker biographies and releasability documents to all members of the Technical Session committee: Doug Nation, (478) 971-2417, e-mail: Doug.; John Shawhan, (478) 922-833, ext. 256, e-mail:; Mark Swann, (478) 2224481, e-mail: For the latest information, check out our Home Page at: chapters/dixie-crow 43 ITALIAN AOC EW SYMPOSIUM The first one-day EW Conference was hosted by the Italian Scuola Telecomunicazioni delle FF.AA. in Chiavari in northern Italy on November 9. The conference had over 200 delegates from all three services with 30 percent being Joint Staff, 26 percent Navy, 4 percent Air Force, 4 percent Army and 6 percent academia in attendance. Notably, the Navy attendees comprised four Admirals and eight Captains. The conference was sponsored by EW industry from several European countries and supported by the AOC. The event took place in the 16th century Auditorium San Francesco in Chiavari and was opened by the Mayor of Chiavari and hosted by the Commandant of the Scuola Telecomunicazioni, Captain Silvano Beneditti. A total of 20 technical and operational papers were presented during the day including sessions on EW test and evaluation, sensor integration and signal intelligence in EW. Italian AOC members attended in abundance and International Region 1 Director, Dr Bob Andrews was a guest of honor and opening speaker representing the AOC. TIDEWATER CROWS CHAPTER MEETING Greg Kern (left), the Tidewater Chapter President, thanks CAPT Rob Gamberg (right), the Incoming Director of the Fleet Electronic Warfare Center (FEWC) after he presented a briefing to the Tidewater Chapter titled “Navy Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare and the Fleet EW Center” on December 6. The Chapter members were very thankful to receive the informative presentation and support from CAPT Gamberg as well as CAPT Gregg Smith who is the current Director of the FEWC. CAPT Gamberg will assume the Director’s position in January. a

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

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Program Profi le: SEWIP
Technology Survey
EW 101
AOC News
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JED - January 2013