EW Against a New Generation of Threats
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/13/2020 to 4/29/2020
When: 4/13/2020 to 4/29/2020
Where: Live Web Course - No Travel Required
United States
Presenter: Dave Adamy
Contact: Caleb Herr
703 549 1600

Online registration is available until: 4/10/2020
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EW Against a New Generation of Threats

Course Length 24 hours total - delivered across 8 sessions of 3-hours each. Each session contains lecture and practical problems. 

  • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 13:00 – 16:00 EDT (17:00 – 20:00 UTC), April 13th – April 29th, 2020
  • PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered through Adobe Connect. To ensure your computer system has access to Adobe Connect, please test your system HERE. Each session will be recorded and made available to all registrants for 30 days after the course. If you miss a session or two, you can catch up by viewing the recording!
  • NOTE:  Each registration is for one (1) participant ONLY. Distributing your registration URL or allowing others to participate in this course with you or under your account is grounds for removal from the course without refund of any kind.


This is a web based course taught as a series of eight three hour real-time on-line sessions
A new generation of threats has created a significant number of challenges to Electronic Warfare equipment and tactics.  We simply cannot continue doing things the way we have been doing them, with significant success, for decades.  This is a practical, hands-on course which covers Spectrum Warfare and current EW approaches, and moves on to discuss the new equipment capabilities and Tactics that are required to meet the new threat challenges.

  • Spectrum Warfare, including the nature of this newly recognized “battle-space,” Net-centric warfare, cyber warfare,  connectivity issues and link jamming.
  • Legacy radars and associated weapons and performance calculations
  • Next generation threat radars and their impact on EW capabilities
  • Digital communication theory and practice
  • Legacy communication threats and performance calculations
  • Next generation communication threats and their impact on EW operations 
  • Digital RF Memories, 
  • New developments in Infrared threats and countermeasures, 
  • Modern radar decoys.

Each section of the course includes lecture, discussion and practical in-class problems.

If you would like a preview of this course, click the link below to register for the webinar on
"EW in the New Threat Environment " that Dave Adamy will be presenting on February 13,2020.


Course Schedule:

 Session  Subject  Reference
 1  EW Principles, Overview & Spectrum Warfare Chapters 1 & 2 
 2  Digital Communications Chapter 3 
 3  Legacy Radars Chapter 4 
 4  Next Generation Threat Radars Chapter 5 
 5  Legacy Communication Threats Chapter 6 
 6  Modern Communication Threats Chapter 7 
 7  Digital RF Memories (DRFM) and IR Threats Chapters 8 & 9 
 8  IR Threats and Radar Decoys Chapters 9 & 10 


Course Materials:

Course handout materials will include a 250 page syllabus with all visual aids, an Electronic Warfare Pocket Guide and an Antenna and Propagation Calculation Slide Rule. 

It is recommended that you purchase the 2015 hard-cover text book, EW 104 -EW Against a New Generation of Threats (ISBN:13: 978-1-60807-869-1). A discount will be provided to purchase the book at a discounted rate after registration has been completed.

Who should take this course:

The course is intended for technical or marketing professionals who are new to EW or are concerned with the changes in the threat environment that impact development or operational activities.  All of the background math is fully explained in the course. 


Course Cost:

AOC Members - $1600

Non AOC Members - $1650

  • NOTE:  Each registration is for one (1) participant ONLY. Distributing your registration URL or allowing others to participate in this course with you or under your account is grounds for removal from the course without refund of any kind.


Instructor:  Dave Adamy

Dave Adamy is an internationally recognized expert in electronic warfare who writes the popular monthly EW-101 column in the Journal of Electronic Defense magazine. He has over 50 years experience as a systems engineer and program technical director, developing EW systems from DC to Light, deployed on platforms from submarines to space, with specifications from quick reaction capability to high reliability. He has published over 250 professional articles on Electronic Warfare, receiver system design and closely related subjects, including the popular EW101 series in the Journal of Electronic Defense. He has presented dozens of EW courses for military, government and defense industry organizations in the US and allied countries. He holds an MSEE (Communication theory) and has written 16 books on Electronic Warfare and related subjects. Website: http://lynxpub.com/

With over 13,000 members internationally, 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.
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