Modern Threats: Surface-to-Air Missile Systems Conference

Modern Threats: Surface-to-Air Missile Systems Conference

Huntsville, Alabama

NEW DATE for early 2019 to be announced soon!   



Electronic Warfare Against the Modern SAM Threat
To provide an overview on the latest trends regarding adversary threat system electronic protection features as well as a forum for discussing electronic attack test, evaluation, and analysis activities. Attendance at this conference is appropriate for those involved in the design, development, testing, evaluation and employment of electronic warfare systems, techniques and tactics for protection of U.S. and allied aircraft.


The AOC Modern SAM 2019 conference committee is soliciting original papers from the United States Government, Academia, Industry, Operators, and Subject Matter Experts to discuss current and emerging trends in electro-optical (EO), infrared (IR), and radio-frequency (RF) surface-to-air missile system electronic warfare. While Secret US Only presentations are required,  the committee will accept presentations that are FVEY topic related, NO/FORN and classified up to TS/SCI US Only.     Note however,  no foreign nationals may participate in the conference.  

The theme for this year’s conference is “Modern SAMs: Electronic Warfare Analysis, Test, and Evaluation”.  You are invited to submit an abstract of presentation that align with the following sub-topics:

1.       Threat System Electronic Protection Capability Analysis

2.       Threat System Electronic Warfare Test and Evaluation Capability

3.       Blue System Electronic Attack / Electronic Self-Protection Capability

Abstracts for presentations are required in unclassified textual format. Please forward abstracts to Ms. Christine Armstrong at . The deadline to submit is 9 November 2018. Abstracts should be limited to one page of text or 400 words. To facilitate the selection process, please ensure your submitted abstract file is labeled with your last name and short title for example: “Armstrong_Paper title” Notification of acceptance and presentation submission instructions will be provided by 19 November 2018.

Abstracts and Presentations will not be considered if they appear to be a sales pitch for a specific product or does not have a program office or agency endorsement.


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Day 1  - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Secret US Only

Day 2 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Secret US Only

Day 3 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Top Secret/SCI


Full Conference Registration (SECRET/US Only; includes TS/SCI Day)

Industry/Contractor, Non-Member – $825 (includes one-year membership)
Industry/Contractor, Member – $650
*Active Duty Military – $30
*Active Government Civilian – $30

Two-Day Conference Registration (SECRET/US Only)

Industry/Contractor, Non-Member – $625 (includes one-year membership)
Industry/Contractor, Member – $450
*Active Duty Military – $30
*Active Government Civilian – $30

*Active government civilian does not include contractors working for the government. Current Military/Government ID must be presented at check-in.


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Sign-in required to register. There is a free "guest non-member" profile for non-members that want to register.

Please note there are several steps to the registration. You are not fully registered until you click the COMPLETE ORDER button. You will then see the Thank you for registering screen and receive a confirmation email.


MSIC Redstone Arsenal
The Richard Shelby Center
4545 Fowler Road
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898


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Submit your visit request via JPAS to SMO Code: OSD STAFF2     SCI clearances for those who do not use JPAS can be emailed to   Faxed visit requests (collateral only) may be sent to:  (256) 313-7967 or DSN 897-7967 (Unclassified) and (256) 313-7968 or DSN 897-7968 (Classified)  FAX Subject Line and/or JPAS Additional Remarks should include “AOC Conference”

Your Sponsor is:  Scott Bigelow (256) 313-7489 or DSN 897-7489

POC at security office to verify receipt: Barron Williams (256) 313-7643 / DSN 897-7643 or Debra Taube (256) 313-7645

All conference attendees will be required to show a valid state or federal issued photo identification (i.e. a driver's license, state identification card, and/or passport)


Bus transportation will be provided to the conference from the host hotel every morning and returning every afternoon due to extremely limited parking.   Local attendees with a Redstone Arsenal badge can drive their POV on base.  


For sponsorship opportunities, please click here

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.