The Air Force Research Lab’s Information Directorate has published a RFI for ground and aerial EMP systems that can be used for C-UAS applications.
Students participating in the AOC Muddy Watters STEM Program took a special trip to AOC 2023, bringing their robots, introducing their program to AOC Chapter Presidents, and speaking at the Young Crow exchange.
AOC 2023 demonstrated the growing interest in EMSO. With more than 2,800 attendees and nearly 180 exhibitors, it was the largest AOC event in recent memory.
One of the Wednesday keynotes was delivered by Lt Gen Lance Landrum, USAF (Ret.), who recently retired after serving as the 23rd Deputy Chair of NATO from October 2021 through September 2023.
VADM Stephen Koehler, USN, Director for Strategy, Plans and Policy, J5, Joint Staff, provided the second keynote Tuesday at AOC 2023 with a talk on EMSO that complemented Secretary Del Toro’s earlier speech.
Secretary of the US Navy, the Honorable Carlos Del Toro, provided the first of Tuesday’s Keynote Speeches at AOC 2023, providing an excellent overview of the Navy’s EMSO initiatives and achievements.
RDML Stephen Donald, USN, Deputy Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (Navy) 10th Fleet, spoke at AOC 2023 about his organization’s responsibilities and his talk focused on the three pillars of the 10th Fleet: assured command and control (C2), battlespace awareness and cyber and space effects.
As it continues to modernize key electronic warfare (EW) capabilities across its surface fleet, the US Navy will later this year see its next-generation shipborne electronic attack (EA) system go to sea for the first time.
The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is the organization whose mission it is to “deliver these integrated air warfare capabilities to enable the fleet to compete, deter and win – tonight, tomorrow and in the future.”