Jay B. 


NATO E-3A Component

Major Jay B. Vizcarra earned his commission through Officers Training School in 2004. His unique operational, test, and acquisitions experience includes the E-8C, RQ-4, and E-3A weapon systems. He is a Senior Air Battle Manager and possesses qualifications as an Instructor Weapons Controller, Instructor Surveillance Controller, Fighter Allocator. He is certified through the Defense Acquisition University in Program Management Test & Evaluation. During his previous assignment, as Global Hawk Test Lead and Combined Air Operations Centre Liaison Officer, he was responsible for the initial stand-up of RQ-4 Block 40 combat operations in three different Combatant Commands. Currently, he is an Instructor Passive Controller and Chief of Training Development for Electronic Warfare, Operations Wing, E-3A Component, NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force. He is an advocate for C2 & ISR interoperability and has led E-3A integration with multiple weapon systems.

Information provided is current as of March 2018

From the Author

NATO E-3A and AGS Interoperability

Calibrating the Alliance for Multi-Domain Command & Control
By Maj 
Jay B. 
‘Information is only of value if you give it to people who have the ability to do something with it.’ General Stanley McChrystal Military success rests on effective Command and Control (C2). It enables the [...]

Preserving NATO’s C2 Edge

Capitalizing on MTDS/LVC Advanced Capabilities
By Maj 
Jay B. 
Mission Training through Distributed Simulation (MTDS) began in the late 1990s as an internal training system, and through the work of the NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Component, it is now a [...]

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