The Army is looking to upgrade its aviation training incorporating cyber and electronic warfare.

In a notice posted on the FedBizOpps contracting website titled “Aviation Electronic Warfare and Cyber Warfare Capability Development,” the Army is looking for potential contractors to support three high level objectives for the Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker in Alabama:

  1. Approved electronic warfare and cyber warfare aviation concept of operations that can be valid through fiscal 2035;
  2. Approved Aviation EW and cyber warfare required capabilities integrated and synchronized across doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, facilities and policy (DOTMLPF-P); and
  3. Approved Army EW and cyber warfare capability synchronized and integrated on and with aviation manned and unmanned platforms along with other aviation systems.

Among other elements contractors will be required to provide, the draft statement outlines that the contractor will review existing threat force concepts and capabilities while studying trends and emerging technologies as well as providing subject matter experts for the development of EW and cyber warfare aviation concepts of operations.

Mark Pomerleau is a reporter for C4ISRNET, covering information warfare and cyberspace.

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