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Professional EW Course Offering!
21-24 June 2022 (08:30 – 16:00), San Antonio Texas
20-23 September, 2022 (8:30 – 16:00), San Antonio, Texas
Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Warfare (EW)
This course is a concepts-driven, 3 1/2 – day, introductory course to EW, with theory presented with minimal mathematics. This is an ideal course for those new to Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO), supporting EMSO (software development / marketing / management), or those returning to EW requiring a short refresher on key topics. The course includes lecture, practical exercises, and a virtual Modern Air Combat Environment EW battlespace to reinforce the topics presented, which include (but are not limited to):
- EW Terms and Definitions
- Key Radar System Theory for EW
- Radar Types / Functions / Displays
- Phased Array Antenna Systems
- RF Propagation / Environmental Impacts
- EW Receiver System Basics
- EW Jamming System Basics
- Integrated Air Defense Systems (IADS)
- Modern Radar Development Trends
- 3 1/2 – day Course (in person), enrollment fee: $1,995 per student
For more information about the course, contact John.Thurman@ataero.com or via phone 210-899-1859
NOTE: COVID Protection Measures in effect until further notice – Masks are required for all unvaccinated participants. 6ft seat separation in classroom. All classrooms disinfected daily with peracetic spray.
About Atkinson Aeronautics’ Instructors
John Thurman: 30 years as US Marine Corps. Combat experienced EA-6B Prowler Electronic Countermeasures Officer and EW Instructor. 6 years experience as senior systems analyst in DoD EMSO programs.
Joseph Brooks: 36 years of engineering and systems engineering experience in EW programs. Former director of the Electronic Systems Lab and Optics, & Systems Directorate for a major research institute.
Vincent Carr: 20 years US Air Force. RC-135 Rivet Joint Electronic Warfare Officer. Weapons & Tactics Instructor.
Gary Henley: 30 years US Air Force. RC-135 Cobra Ball and B052 Electronic Warfare Officer. Intelligence Officer. EW Instructor.
Martin Broadwell: 25 years systems engineering experience in military avionics systems. Former Program Director and Instructor for master program in applied systems engineering for a major research institute. Former Director of Lockheed Martin’s C-5 Avionics Modernization Program and Director of Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Mission Software.
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