DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company providing innovative engineering and technical solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that Dan Powlette, Electronic Warfare Project Engineer at MacB, has been inducted into the prestigious Association of Old Crows (AOC) Electronic Warfare Technology Hall of Fame. Powlette was officially inducted last night during the AOC Foundation Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at the 49th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention, which is being held through September 26 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Powlette joins 17 of his MacB colleagues who have also been inducted into the AOC Electronic Warfare Technology Hall of Fame. The high number of MacB Hall of Fame inductees results from the company's long history of work in electronic combat, as well as its commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees and fostering a culture of professional growth and satisfaction.
"On behalf of the MacB family, I'd like to congratulate Dan on this momentous accomplishment," said Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB. "As the 18th MacB employee to be inducted into the AOC Electronic Warfare Technology Hall of Fame, Dan is an example of our commitment as a company to going above and beyond to keep the Nation safe."
Powlette has more than 40 years of experience in infrared/electro-optical (IR/EO) countermeasure system development and assessment. He is an expert in the use of computer models to assess the effectiveness of developmental systems, and has produced pioneering research on using tactical arrival and departure profiles to reduce the vulnerability of mobility aircraft to man-portable IR-guided threats located near an airfield.
According to AOC, inductees into the Electronic Warfare Technology Hall of Fame are chosen for the "unique and important technical contributions to the field of electronic warfare."
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For more than 30 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), owned by industry veterans Syd and Sharon Martin, has been solving some of the Nation's most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our innovative and proven engineering and technical solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va., our 2,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission focused and results oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. For more information, please visit www.macb.com, call us at 937-426-3421, link to us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter or become a fan on our Facebook page.
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS (AOC)
The AOC is a not-for-profit international professional association with over 13,500 members and 180+ organizations engaged in the science and practice of Electronic Warfare (EW), Information Operations (IO), and related disciplines. AOC has members in 47 countries with 69 chapters in 20 countries. AOC's membership includes executives, scientists, engineers, managers, operators, educators and military personnel. Founded in 1964, the AOC owns a headquarters building in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. The name "Old Crows" emerged from the first large-scale use of Electronic Warfare during the World War II Battle of Britain and the United States and allied bombing raids over Europe.
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