To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

AOC 2011: Electronic Warfare fails to be heard

14th November 2011 - 17:06 GMT | by Andrew White in Washington, DC



The former director of the US DoD's Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) has warned that the case for EW acquisition is not being fully appreciated by government.

Addressing the AOC 2011 conference in Washington, DC on 14 November, Michael Oates, now VP army systems and SOF programmes at Lockheed Martin, described how industry must 'fashion' a champion in the defence department to ensure the EW voice is heard, especially in light of current fiscal constraints. Oates urged: 'In my opinion, we don't hear the voice loudly.'

Referring to the integration of EW into the wider battlespace, Oates

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

Read full bio

Share to