Monday, October 21, 2013

EW Group wins major awards

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The 53rd Electronic Warfare Groups's 36th Electronic Warfare Squadron earned an Air Force Outstanding Unit award and five individual awards from the Association of Old Crows. The AOC is a non-profit that promotes the exchange of new ideas and information and the dissemination of new research and knowledge in the fields of electronic warfare and information operations. The outstanding unit award was for accomplishments from 2011 through 2012, when the 36th EWS released 91 electronic warfare mission data updates and 301 total mission data loads, supporting aircrew training and test programs and ensuring the combat air force was prepared for contingency operations. The squadron led 13 lab, ground and flight exploitations of foreign threat systems developing new self-protection jamming techniques and increasing the survivability of combat aircraft while supporting 14 aircraft and software upgrade programs. (Source: Team Eglin Public Affairs, 10/21/13)