Intermediate Electronic Warfare
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 Export to Your Calendar 6/19/2020 to 6/20/2020
When: 6/19/2020 - 6/20/2020
0800 - 1700 BST
Where: Liverpool, UK
Liverpool, Liverpool, UK 
United Kingdom
Presenter: Dr. Clayton Stewart
Contact: Caleb Herr
703 549 1600


Online registration is available until: 6/19/2020
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Intermediate Electronic Warfare


Course Length 16 hours total - delivered across 2 sessions of 8-hours each.

  • Friday and Saturday, 08:00 – 17:00 BST, June 19th – June 20th

Description:

This course is intended for an audience that has some familiarity with electronic warfare (EW) but wants to gain additional depth and breadth in the subject. We will begin with a historical perspective and introduce use of radar, integrated air defense system, early electronic attack (EA) functions and conclude with an overview of modern EA, electronic support (ES), and electronic protection (EP).  Next we will address radar systems, electromagnetic waves, including polarization. We will consider antennas, CW radar, Doppler, pulse radar, radar range equation, range resolution, clutter & interference, thermal noise, radar cross section, signal to noise ratio, pulse doppler radar, phased array radar, track while scan radar, synthetic aperture radar, and moving target indicator radar.

Next we will look at communication systems, analog modulation, digital modulation, error correction, line of sight, and BLOS. We will then treat infrared (IR) theory, atmospheric absorption, optical sensors, field of view, low light level TV, sensor resolution, lasers, FLIR, IR image examples, laser range finder, IR search and track, and IR missile guidance. 

We will then discuss the EA techniques of noise jamming, spot jamming, barrage jamming, sweep jamming, deception jamming, range gate pull off, inverse gain jamming, velocity gate pull off, terrain bounce jamming, formation jamming, cross polarization jamming, chaff, decoys, self-protection jamming, standoff jamming, escort jamming, and anti-radiation missiles. Next we look at IR countermeasures including aircraft IR air to air missiles, MANPADS, pyrotechnique flares, and directed IR countermeasures. Next we will discuss the second leg in the EW triad, ES including antennas, receiver sensitivity, receivers, SIGINT, COMINT, ELINT, direction finding, deinterleaving, and radar warning receivers. The final section on EP will include emission control, RF diversity, RF agility, pulse compression, variable PRF, spread spectrum, frequency hopping, LPI radar, antenna sidelobe suppression, and low sidelobe antennas.

Course Outline:

Time

Day 1

Day 2

09:00 - 09:50 Introduction Electronic Attack
10:00 - 10:50 Taxonomy of EW EW Expendables
11:00 - 11:50 Radar Systems Advanced IR Countermeasures (IRCM)
11:50 – 13:00 LUNCH LUNCH
13:00 – 13:50 Radar Processing Electronic Support
14:00 – 14:50 Communications Systems Electronic Support Processing
15:00 – 15:50 Optical and Infrared Systems Electronic Protection
15:30 – 16:10 Direction Finding Conclusion

 


 

This course is held in conjunction with the AOC EW Europe 2020, held June 16 - 18, 2020 in Liverpool, UK. Registration for that event does not constitute registration for this course, nor are there any connected costs or discounts.


This course will be held on-site for two days following this year's EW Europe. Beverages will be provided to attendees, but meals are your own responsibility.

 

 

If you would like a preview of this course, click the link below to register for the  
webinar on "Infrared Countermeasures: A Heated Topic " that Dr. Clayton Stewart will presenting on January 30,2020.

Who should attend:

The intended audience for this course includes Electronic Warfare (EW) professionals, including engineers, business development staff, and managers, looking to expand their general knowledge of the field. No prior experience in EW is required, but some background in EW will be helpful.   

Registration:

Course Cost:

Early Bird Pricing - before 5/1/2020

AOC Members - $1400

Non AOC Members - $1500

 

On-Site Pricing - after 5/1/2020

AOC Members - $1500

Non AOC Members - $1600

 



Instructor:  Dr. Clayton V. Stewart

Dr. Stewart is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering at University College London. He has been involved in EW for his entire career, starting off as an EW Officer in the US Air Force. 




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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