As discussed earlier, there is a trade-off between (1) using the SSGN's weapons in a JSEAD
mission to enable a potentially higher level of effort with air strikes and (2) using its weapons to directly attack centers of gravity with a large but finite inventory of weapons.
The data showed the most popular conference topics were radar/EW (74% 4 or 5), ISR (72%), threat (57%), ELINT (62%), UAV payloads (53%), and JSEAD
He organized the JSEAD
conference at Patuxent River, initiated the EW/IO Analysis Conference, and has been a conduit to the Navy on numerous AOC initiatives.
The Association of Old Crows and the USAF Directorate of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AF/XOI) will co-sponsor a Joint Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (JSEAD
) Conference January 6-7, 2003, in the Red Flag Facility at Nellis AFB, NV.
Further, it is a credit to the AOC that we provide forums like the JSEAD
conference in which knowledgeable professionals can come together to identify and solve problems before the consequences become too painful to bear.