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EW 2018



Our Mission

The Association of Old Crows is an organization for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities.  The Association of Old Crows provides a means of connecting members and organizations nationally and internationally across government, defense, industry, and academia to promote the exchange of ideas and information, and provides a platform to recognize advances and contributions in these fields.

AOC has members in 47 countries with 69 chapters in 20 countries. AOC’s membership includes executives, scientists, engineers, managers, operators, educators, and military personnel.  Founded in 1964, the AOC owns a headquarters building in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC.

The name “Old Crows” emerged from the first large-scale use of Electronic Warfare during the WWII Battle of Britain and the US and allied bombing raids over Europe. The Allied Radar Countermeasure operators used the code name “Ravens” and employed receivers and transmitters to monitor and jam threat frequencies. Military jargon later changed “Ravens” to “Crows”.

Transforming EW: Evolving Threats, Concepts and Capabilities


The 2016 AOC Europe Conference, now in its 16th year, is scheduled for 10-12 May 2016.  The 2016 Conference will follow a well-proven format of presentations, Q&A and discussions in a relaxed atmosphere with lunches and refreshments included. AOC EW Europe will be supported by the AOC’s logistics partner Clarion Events and local European Chapters.

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Countdown to EW Europe 2018