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Performance & Vulnerabilities of Modern IADs/SAMs Conference

When:
Jun 19 - Jun 21

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  YOU MAY SEND THE PDF REGISTRATION FORM VIA EMAIL TO This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it OR REGISTER ONSITE.  PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR CLEARANCE NEEDS TO BE SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE.
 
 

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Co-Sponsored by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center and the AOC

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China, North Korea, Russia, and Iran have shown substantial growth in their Integrated Air Defense (IAD) and Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) programs, posing a significant threat to the air superiority long enjoyed by the US and its allies.  The Association of Old Crows (AOC) and the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) come together at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama to present Performance & Vulnerabilities of Modern IADs/SAMs Conference.  Scheduled for June 19-21, this three-day symposium provides an in-depth review of technical analysis of both modern IADs and SAMs.  Discussions cover threat system capabilities and vulnerabilities, status of new development programs, and identify the current and projected proliferation of high-interest air defense systems.

Keynote Address

Mag Gen Israel Kenneth, USAF (Ret)

Maj Gen Kenneth R. Israel, USAF (Ret)
Major General Kenneth Israel has been a leader in in the area of Electronic Warfare for over 40 years.  His efforts include his early days as an Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO) to his pioneer efforts in the acquisition of information warfare capabilities. His career spans a dual career as both an Air Force officer, reaching the rank of Major General, and as an industry leader as a vice president in the largest U.S. defense company. 

Conference Objectives

Provide the latest findings from ongoing, all-source analysis of high interest threat air defense systems to include:

- Threat System Capabilities and Vulnerabilities
- Status of New Development Programs
- Current and Projected Proliferation

Who Should Attend?
Attendance at this conference is appropriate for those involved in the design, development, testing, evaluation and employment of electronic warfare systems, cyber operations in theater, techniques and tactics for protection of U.S. and allied aircraft and RPAs. 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Download Agenda by Clicking Here! (updated as of 6/12/12)

Monday, 18 June 2012 - Pre Conference Reception
1800 - 2000  Welcome Reception, Otter's Lounge, Marriott Huntsville

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 – Classified (see security info below)
0745 – 0830  Check In
0830 – 0845  Welcome 
0845 – 0915  Keynote Address
0915 – 0945  Support to the Warfighter
0945 – 1015  Break
1015 – 1100  Modern Fire Control Radar Capabilities
1100 – 1145  Modern Missile Technologies
1145 -  1300  Lunch
1300 – 1330  Modern Seeker Characteristics & Capabilities
1330 – 1415  Modern SAM ECCM Features
1415 – 1445  Towed Decoy Effectiveness
1445 – 1515  Break
1515 – 1545  SAM Vulnerability to Standoff Noise Jamming
1545 – 1615  SAM Upgrades
1615 – 1645  Modern C3 Capabilities
1800 -  2000  Salute to the Warfighter Reception - U.S. Space & Rocket Museum

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 – Classified (see security info below)
0730 – 0800  Check In
0800 – 0830  Keynote Address0830 – 0900  SAM Counter PGM Techniques
0900 - 0930  PGM va SAM Study Results
0930 - 1000  Modern SAM Engagement Capabilities
1000 – 1030  Break
1030 – 1100  MANPADS Update
1100 – 1145  SAM Operations in Libya
1145 – 1300  Lunch
1300 – 1500  Highbay Tours
1500 - 1530  Worldwide Modernization of Older SAMs
1530 – 1600  Counter LO Capability
1600 – 1630  Cyber Briefing
1630 – 1700  Counter Standoff Capability

Thursday, 21 June 2012 – Special Classified (see security info below)
0730 – 0800  Check In
0800 – 0830  Chinese Fire Control Radar Developments
0830 – 0900  Passive SAM
0900 – 0930  Medium Range SAM Update
0930 – 1015  Iranian SAM Upgrade Programs
1015 – 1045  Break
1045 – 1115  Iranian SAM Upgrade Programs
1115 – 1200  Russian SAM Advanced Engagement Modes

REGISTRATION FEES

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  YOU MAY SEND THE PDF REGISTRATION FORM VIA EMAIL TO This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it OR REGISTER ONSITE.  PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR CLEARANCE NEEDS TO BE SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE.

Full 3-Day Conference
*Government:
$125
*Military: $75

Industry/Contractor
Member:
$495
Non-Member: $695

2-Day Conference
*Government: $125
*Military: $75

Industry/Contractor
Member:
 $350
Non-Member: $500

Registration Form PDF

*The military fee applies only to active duty military and the government fee applies to civilian personnel with a current government ID card. Military/Government ID cards must be presented at check in.

Conference cancellations must be submitted in writing with a copy of your registration form on or before June 4, 2012; telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations may be faxed to (703) 549-2589 or emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Refunds will be issued minus a $75 administrative fee for all cancellations.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Huntsville Marriott
5 Tranquility Base 
Huntsville, AL 35805 
(256) 830-2222

Room discounts are available at the Huntsville Marriott!  Please contact Kenny Dodson, Sales Manager at 256-429-1989 during normal business hours to book your room today.  Federal Government and Military employees are eligible for discounted rooms at $87 per night.  All other AOC conference attendees are eligible for rooms at $139 per night.  Rooms are going fast so do not miss out on this opportunity!

Courtyard Marriott Huntsville
4804 University Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816
(256) 837-1400 

Hilton Garden Inn Huntsville
4801 Governors House Drive
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 430-1778

DIRECTIONS

Bus transportation from the Huntsville Marriott will be provided daily every fifteen minutes from 0700 - 0800.  If you are not staying at the Huntsville Marriott but would like to take the bus there is ample parking for non guests next to the hotel at no additional charge.  Please note that parking at MSIC is extremely limited.  There are 75 parking spots available and they will be on a first come basis for conference attendees who have reserved a spot in advance.  If you would like to reserve a parking spot please notify Miranda Fulk at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

DIA/MSIC - Building 4545 Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence, Redstone Arsenal, AL
Highway 72/University Drive West area to Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence: From Highway 72 (University Drive) take Research Park Boulevard (formerly known as Rideout Road) South exit. Follow Research Park Boulevard through Redstone Arsenal Gate #9. Turn left onto Fowler Road. Go exactly one mile then turn left into the driveway for the Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence. Follow the signs to designated parking areas. Parking will be at the MSIC building.  Please note that if you do not have a CAC or military ID you will need to stop by the Visitor's Center before you go to the gate.  You must be approved for base access in advance.

SECURITY

All clearance requests for all days of the conference (19-21 June) must be passed via JPAS, SMO CODE:  OSD STAFF2, POC:  John Jennings/AOC, 703-549-1600.  To ensure that your clearance is properly received please make sure that the SMO code is in all capitalized letters and there is a space in between the first and second word.  Please note that if you are attending the last day of the conference, 21 June a separate TS-SCI clearance is required. Everyone attending this conference must submit a visit request no later than June 14, 2012.

Notebooks, briefcases, cellular phones, and two-way pagers will not be permitted in the facility. The use of cameras or audio/video recorders is strictly prohibited throughout the conference.

In order to facilitate base access, please email your Date of Birth to the AOC at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  If you would prefer, you may call the AOC Headquarter office at (703) 549-1600 and ask to speak to Miranda Fulk in the Logistics Department.

 

AOC supports the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs should contact the AOC Conference Department at (703)-549-1600 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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