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AOC Recommended Reading

Top 5 EW Books Top 3 IO Books, Top 2 “Great Reads”

  1. EW 101, 102, 103, and 104 by Dave Adamy
  2. Introduction to Radar Systems by Merrill Skolnik
  3. Introduction to Airborne Radar by George W. Stimson
  4. Electronic Warfare in the Information Age by D. Curtis Schleher
  5. Electronic Intelligence: The Interception and Analysis of Radar Signals by Richard G. Wiley
  6. Information Warfare: Principles and Operations by Edward Waltz
  7. Information Operations - Doctrine and Practice: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary Military, Strategic, & Security Issues) by Christopher Paul
  8. Information Operations: The Hard Reality of Soft Power by Edwin L. Armistead
  9. Most Secret War by Reginald V. Jones
  10. Deep Black by William Burrows

Additional Publications


  1. History of US Electronic Warfare (Volumes 1,2,3) by Alfred Price
  2. AOC Legacy: The First 50 Years
  3. Instruments of Darkness by Alfred Price
  4. Act of War: The USS Pueblo Story by Jack Cheevers
  5. Spyflights and Overflights: US Strategic Aerial Reconnaissance 1945-1960 by Robert S. Hopkins III
  6. Stormjammers: The Extraordinary Story of Electronic Warfare Operations in the Gulf War by Robert Stanek
  7. Blind Bombing: How Microwave Radar Brought the Allies to D-Day and Victory in World War II by Norman Fine


  1. Applied ECM Volumes 1, 2, & 3 by Leroy B. Van Brunt
  2. Digital Techniques for Wideband Receivers by James B. Y. Tsui
  3. Electronic Intelligence: The Analysis of Radar Signals by Richard G. Wiley
  4. Fundamentals of Electronic Warfare by S.A. Vakin
  5. Infrared Systems Engineering by Richard D. Hudson
  6. Introduction to Communication EW Systems by Richard Poisel
  7. Introduction to Spread Spectrum Communications by Rodger E. Ziemer
  8. Modern Radar System Analysis by David K. Barton
  9. Modern Communication Systems by Donald Chiarella
  10. Understanding Digital Signal Processing by Richard G. Lyons
  11. Novel Radar Techniques and Applications by The Institution of Engineering and Technology

For Any Age

  1. Crow vs Crow by Olivier Terrien & Jerome Muget
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.