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With the gyms closed in many places due to Covid-19, the CTI team has come up with creative ways on how to remain active! From at-home weight lifting, hitting a batting cage, or doing pull-ups on a playground, our team doesn't make excuses for not staying in-shape. Remaining physically active during quarantine provides important mental and physical health benefits, so get out there and start...
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Give us some background and a summary of military experience:·      Retired after over 20 years of active duty service in the U.S Army.·      Spent 18 years in Army Special Forces.·      Served as Special Forces Communications Specialist,...
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: I joined the Air Force in February of 2000 after receiving my commission from Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps out of the University of Miami while earning my Criminal...
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: Being the son of a Marine growing up in the '80s and '90s, I knew I wanted to be a Marine from a very early age (5). Enlisting right out of High School in Fredericksburg, VA, I...
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CTI's 2020 in-person Hackathon in San Diego, CA had to be cancelled due to safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, but we still wanted to get our amazing team together to tackle difficult technical challenges. Check out the video to learn more...
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Give us some background on your military experience: I joined the Navy in 1992, attending both boot camp and Nuclear Electronics Technician “A” school in Orlando, FL. After it was determined I did not have the aptitude to be a Nuclear Reactor...
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: I enlisted in the US Navy out of Dallas, Texas in the Winter of 2007. I knew immediately that I wanted to join the Special Operations community, but took a long road to get there....
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience. In 2004 I enlisted in the Marine Corps and began a 5-year journey. I started my career as a 2651 (ISR Systems Engineer) and was stationed at 1st Radio Battalion in Camp Pendleton,...
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: I enlisted in the Navy from Cleveland, Ohio when I was 17 years old. I served a little over three years as a Hospital Corpsman when I applied to and received a Naval Reserve...
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: I joined in 2009 in hopes of being a Combat Controller (CCT), however events do not always go as expected and I was medically eliminated shortly after successful completion of the...
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Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: I grew up in Southeastern Wisconsin and spent most of my time outdoors, playing sports, and taking apart anything I could get my hands on. I attended a technical high school with...
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CTI's 2020 Hackathon has come to an end!  Our team had an amazing week prototyping new software applications, integrating hardware components, exploring new CONOPs, and evaluating exciting emerging technologies for applications in Defense. ...
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One of the benefits of being a technology company is being able to tap into software engineering expertise to improve all aspects of the business, including behind-the-scenes aspects of operations and infrastructure. From having an engineer help...
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Day 3 of our virtual Hack-a-thon is wrapping up here at CTI!  One of the things that makes our company truly unique is the tight partnership of our software development and technical training teams.  Our team of world-class software developers,...
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CTI has been in business for 20 years! To celebrate, we’re hosting an internal event where everyone rolls their sleeves up to ship something meaningful this week! We’re tackling everything including making our business processes more...
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Derrick Lewis is an 8-year Navy Veteran who worked as an Intelligence Analyst. 
Give us some background and a summary on your military experience: I was an intelligence analyst in the Navy. That means I would study some type of problem whether...
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Bennie Peterson is a retired Naval Officer with 24 years of experience working in the EW/Cyber mission space. He is currently working as a Program Manager overseeing CTI's Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations portfolio. 
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Jonathan Jackson is a retired Marine Special Operations Command Raider with an impressive career spanning 23 years.  He is currently overseeing a portfolio of Special Operations projects as a Program Manager here at CTI.

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Robert Sweetman is a retired Navy Veteran and is currently leading the CTI QA team as the Product Quality Manager. Here is an exclusive Q&A with Rob where he talks about his background in the military as a Navy SEAL and why CTI was a good fit for...
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CTI is a proud supporter of The Honor Foundation (THF), a military-to-civilian transition program for Special Operations veterans that assists our nation's heroes in successfully navigating the next phase of their journey beyond the military. CTI...
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Chesapeake Technology International (CTI) is proud to announce 20 YEARS in business today! We have grown over the past two decades from a small, highly focused team of engineers and operators to a successful, growing, innovative corporation...
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Army Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) held a week-long fundamentals course covering Radio Frequency (RF) calculations, Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) equipment, Linux, and RaptorX. The exercise culminated in the students linking three commercial Direction Finding (DF) COTS radios and displaying their Lines of Bearing (LOBs) in RaptorX.

The CTI Team interfaced with the course cadre,...
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Our CEO, Dustan Hellwig, spoke today at the AOC EW Europe Conference in Stockholm on the necessity of a multi-national, collaborative approach to Electromagnetic Warfare, emphasizing the need for Open, share-able software systems in combating...
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AFRL in Rome, NY hosted an industry day to brief the Connectivity and Dissemination Core Technical Competency (CTC) upcoming opportunities and acquisitions. At this event, companies and organizations were given 15 minutes to brief their capabilities to the sub-CTC leads. CTI provided an overview of their various technical capabilities across the Connectivity and Dissemination mission spaces.
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CTI personnel were “on island” for three weeks supporting the 25th Infantry Division in their yearly command exercise: Lightening Forge. CTI provided planning and execution capabilities to the Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) cell within the unit’s J39 organization at the division as well as at the brigade echelon. CTI also supported planning for the Opposing Forces (OPFOR) that...
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CTI provided key coordination and support for successful execution of the RapidX 18.2 event sponsored by NAVAIR and the USMC. This event focused on training and rapid development on the Raptor and Tactical Assault Kit (TAK) platforms and resulted in the rapid development of new cyber, Electronic Warfare (EW), and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) capabilities for the special and conventional...
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CTI participated in the third Vigilant Hammer experiment hosted recently by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). At this event, CTI showcased its “Ampere” Electromagnetic Battle Management (EMBM) suite of capabilities incorporating spectrum situation awareness, automated course of action (COA) generation, and remote sensor data ingest and command and control (C2). CTI’s...
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Once again, CTI participated at the recent Trident Spectre experiment held near Virginia Beach, VA. CTI provided “Raptor Suite” integration development and support for a variety of participants and also showcased a number of new and relevant Raptor-based capabilities from across the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Warfare (EW), special communications, and other Special...
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CTI provided its Caper (CEMA Advanced Planning, Execution, and Review) and Thunderstorm “integration fabric” capabilities to both the 25th Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne at their recent Joint Readiness Training Center rotations. CTI integrated with EW system vendors such as LGS and DRT to provide unprecedented EW capabilities to these tactical units.
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CTI will once again be supporting the CyberQuest series of experiments with its Thunderstorm “integration fabric” and its Caper CEMA Planning, Execution, and Review capabilities. CTI is working with numerous EW vendors and systems to incorporate their capabilities into a seamless tactical EW operating environment.
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CTI’s CEO/CTO, Mr. Dustan Hellwig, will be speaking at the upcoming AOC EW Europe conference in Lausenne, Switzerland. The conference theme is “Shaping the Future of EW & Electromagnetic Operations in a Complex World”. Mr. Hellwig’s brief, titled “Electromagnetic Maneuver in a Multi-National Electromagnetic Operating Environment”, will be delivered on Thursday, 07 June.
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CTI’s CEO/CTO Dustan Hellwig spoke at the recent AFCEA C4I and Cyber Technology Symposium hosted by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) from Rome, NY and the Erie Canal Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). This symposium was held in Utica, NY and consisted of briefs from the various Core Technical Competency (CTC) leads from AFRL as well as a number...
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CTI once again provided the core architecture and the primary Cyber/Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) operator’s display for the CyberQuest series of experiments at the Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE) at Fort Gordon, GA. CTI aided in the integration of a wide array of cyber and EW sensor systems, provided integration between the echelons represented at the experiment, and helped CEMA...
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