Carlo Kopp

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Carlo Kopp is an Australian freelance defence analyst and academic who has published some 300 articles in defense security publications.[citation needed]

Academic background[edit]

Kopp has a PhD and MSc degrees, which were supervised by Prof. Chris Wallace at Monash University.

Publications[edit]

Kopp has published in many prominent defense and security publications on matters of aerospace technology, stealth, information warfare and Australian defence policy.[1] These included Defence Today, Air International, Journal of Electronic Defense, Jane's Missiles and Rockets, Australian Aviation and the Asia Pacific Defence Reporter.

F-22 Raptor[edit]

Kopp is a proponent of the F-22 and has published many articles and papers criticising the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), and is a co-founder of the Air Power Australia strategy think tank.[citation needed]

Research[edit]

Research on electromagnetic pulse weapons[edit]

Kopp has been warning against the dangers of an electromagnetic pulse bomb since the 1990s.[2]

Computer science research[edit]

Kopp's computer science research effort currently encompasses ad hoc networking, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) support protocols, network-centric warfare, exploitation of radars for high speed datalink applications, and the information theory underpinning Information Warfare,[3] where he previously contributed much of the foundation theory.

Current roles[edit]

Research Fellow in Regional Military Strategy[edit]

Kopp is a Research Fellow in Regional Military Strategy at the Monash Asia Institute in Melbourne.[1]

Monash University[edit]

Kopp lectures in computer science at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.[3]

Australian Strategic Policy Institute[edit]

Kopp produced a Strategic Insight series paper dealing with the Wedgetail AEW&C system for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute in Canberra, and remains actively engaged in the public debate on Australian defence policy.

Memberships[edit]

Kopp is a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association of Old Crows.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Air Power Australia Editor-in-Chief". Air Power Australia. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 
  2. ^ Chirgwin, Richard (11 November 2013). "Norks isn't likely to beat the USA in the death-ray race". theregister.co.uk. The Register. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Carlo Kopp". Monash University. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 

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