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association news AOC INDIA CHAPTER PRESENTS AWARDS The AOC India Chapter Awards were presented at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore on September 8. In the glittering function that commenced in the traditional Indian fashion. Mr. H.V. Harish, Secretary, AOC India Chapter welcomed the distinguished guests including Directors of DRDO Labs and Director (R&D), BEL, Bangalore. Dr. U.K. Revankar, President , AOC India Chapter addressed the gathering highlighting the current and near future EW scenario in India and how AOC India Chapter is relevant and capable to serve the EW community in India. Eight awards, two each from Defence Research Development Organisation, Defence Public Sector Units, Indian tri-services and Indian EW industry, were presented to the individuals recognizing their outstanding contributions in the field of EW in India. The 2012 Awardees are: Mr J Shanker Rao, Scientist G, DLRL (DRDO), Hyderabad Mr R Rama Rao, Scientist G, DLRL (DRDO), Hyderabad Colonel Vijay Khedekar, Director (Communication), PMO SURAJ, Indian Army Wing Commander S Ramesh, Joint Director (EW), Air Head Quarters, Indian Air Force Mr Sunil Kumar Sharma, Director (Bangalore Complex), BEL, Bangalore Mr Abhishek Singh, Chief Manager (Design), MSRDC, HAL, Bangalore Mr Keshav Bapat, General Manager, Agilent Technologies (India), Bangalore Wing Commander V B Atmaram (Retd), CEO, AEDS & ED, ADTL, Bangalore The Awards that included a citation were given away by Mr. S.S. Sundaram, Distinguished Scientist, Chief Controller R&D (ECS & LIC), Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDO), India. Delivering his address on the occasion, Mr. Sundaram appreciated the timely creation and exemplary activities of the AOC India Chapter and suggested that the chapter could play a major role in the formulation of needed EW policies for India. He also felt that DRDO should support AOC during its activities. He made a number of suggestions, including the idea that retired Services professionals could team up with AOC and help formulate specifications, like GSQR for the EW systems needed for Indian tri-services. During the Awards Function, the AOC India Chapter showed appreciation to Mr. I.V. Sarma, Former Director (R&D), Bharat Electronics Ltd, Bangalore, on the occasion of his superannuation and recognizing his overwhelming support to the AOC India Chapter, right from its inception. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sarma envisaged a bigger role for AOC India Chapter. He said the EW Industry in India is growing very fast and one can expect INR 40,000 Crore worth of business that could be generated in the coming decade. Hence, he said, there is a need to plan, co-ordinate and collaborate EW related activities and EW organizations through independent organisation like the AOC India Chapter, to meet the challenges of this huge and specialized industry. a 50 The Journal of Electronic Defense | October 2012 AOC Fall Professional Development Courses This fall, keep ahead of the curve by taking advantage of the AOC’s conveniently located courses held with AOC Conferences and at AOC Headquarters. OCTOBER 9- 12 NOVEMBER 6-9 ELINT and Modern Signals Course AOC Headquarters, Alexandria, VA System Architecture and Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) Course AOC Headquarters, Alexandria, VA OCTOBER 15 Survey of EM Battle Management Applications Course With the AOC Pacific Theater Air, Sea, Land Battle Concept: IO/EW/Cyber Operations International Conference, Honolulu, HI NOVEMBER 26 Survey of EM Battle Management Applications Course With the Educating the Spectrum Warrior: Harnessing STEM & Spectrum Management Conference, Fort Walton Beach, FL OCTOBER 18 Survey of EW and Cyber Applications Course With the AOC Pacific Theater Air, Sea, Land Battle Concept: IO/EW/Cyber Operations International Conference, Honolulu, HI DECEMBER 4-7 Essentials of 21st Century Electronic Warfare Course AOC Headquarters, Alexandria, VA VISIT WWW.CROWS.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION http://WWW.CROWS.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - October 2012

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Pacing the Anti-Ship Missile Threat
Cognition: EW Gets Brainy
Inside IEWS
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look

JED - October 2012