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39th Annual Gun & Ammunition Missiles & Rockets
Conference & Exhibition
13 - 16 April 2004
Table of Contents

Tuesday, 13 April 2004

DoD Perspective Multi-Service/DoD Munitions Activities Panel by Mr. Anthony J. Melita

OSD Perspectives by Mr. Anthony J. Melita

Creating Ammunition Enterprise Excellence by Mr. Kevin Fahey

DoD Fuze IPT/Technology Roadmap by Mr. Anthony J. Kress

Insensitive Munitions S&T Roadmap by Mr. Robert Maline

Joint Services Ammunition Qualification by Mr. William Sanville

 Reduced Sensitivity RDX US and International Efforts by Ms. Lori A. Nock

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Armament Division 2004 Division Status by Mr. Dave Broden

Scaleable Lethality for Naval and Military Weapons Requirements by Mr. Andrew Bradick

Raufoss Multipurpose Ammunition Technology Program, RMATS by Mr. Dave Holt

Medium Caliber Multipurpose Ammunition Technology Study – Uses of Modeling and Simulation by Ms Alice Atwood

First Order Modeling of Cannon Fire Out-of-Battery (FOOB) Recoil Dynamics by Dr. David C. Rutledge

Office of Naval Research Future Naval Capabilities / Advanced Gun Barrel Technology Program Screening Test Fixture Thermal Analysis by Mr. Martin T. Bacigalupo

Web-Based "Green" Munitions Analytical Compliance System (G-MCAS) by Mr. Kevin Kennedy

EFV Firepower Briefing by Maj Kirk Mullins

RFID: Automating Weapons Management by Mr. David P. Sandrowitz

Wednesday, 14 April 2004

Advanced Light Armament for Combat Vehicles (ALACV) Summary Brief  by Mr. Gary Fleming

ALACV Airburst Demonstration Fuze For 40mm Cannon Caliber Ammunition by Mr. Fred Herr

Summary Of  The Advanced KE Penetrator For The ALACV STO by Mr. Tim Farrand 

S40mm APFSDS-T & HEAB-T Development by Mr. Don E. Dillard

Update on Advanced Secondary Armament System (SAS) by Mr. Richard A. Ciekurs

Munitions safety and effectiveness research in the Netherlands

Safety, Reliability & Performance of the Ahead (ABM) Programmable Fuze System by Mr. Allan Buckley

25mm Gun System for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) by  Mr. Dave Maher

40mm CTWS, The Medium Caliber Solution in Europe by Mr. Michael Duckworth

Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) Acquisition Lessons Learned: Munitions by BG Jeffrey A. Sorenson

USAF Self-propelled Munitions by Col. Michael Leggett

AMRDEC Technology As It Pertains To the Global War on Terror by Mr. Jason Gilliam

IWS3E Advanced Programs Technology Insertion by CAPT Sheila Patterson

Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) & Insensitive Munitions (IM) Waiver Process by Col  Robert  Martinez

Thursday, 15 April 2004 

Lessons Learned from Operation Iraqi Freedom 

My Summer Vacation by Mr. William Andrews

Armament Engineering Technical Center

Challenges for Munitions Programs

AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) by Mr. Erik Ballinger

A History of the M72 LAW and Current Improvement Programs  by Mr. Nicholas Duke

Uncooled IR Seekers for Missile and Munitions Applications by Mr. Jim Franciscovich

Anti-Helicopter Digital Proximity Target Detection Device by Mr. Martin Tanenhaus


USCG 57mm / Mk 3 Gun Mount Test, Evaluation & Certification Program by Lieutenant Timothy Hackett

120mm LOS/BLOS (Line Of Sight / Beyond Line Of Sight) Advanced Technology Demonstrator by Mr. Anthony Cannone

Development of an Improved Ignition Train for the 120mm Tank Ammunition Primer by Mr. Peter L. Langsjoen

Erosion Mitigation Technology for Large Caliber Launch Systems by Mr. Michael Audino

ONR’s Advanced Gun Barrel Technologies Program by Mr. Michael Hermanson

Low Cost Control System Components for High “G” Gun Launched Projectiles by Mr. Steve Rezonja

Crusader Titanium Gun Mount by Dr. Brij Roopchand

Multi-Role Armament & Ammunition System (MRAAS) Cannon by Mr. David C. Smith (.pdf)


Projectile Kinetic Energy Reduction  System (PKERS) And Netcentric Sensor Delivery Platforms by Mr. Thomas C. Welty

Compact Integration of Aerodynamic Control and Thrust Vector Control by Mr. Steve Rezonja

Progress in HTPE Propellants by Dr. Theodore Comfort

M423E1 2nd Safe Fuze Development by Mr. Bill Colley

Evaluation Of  Explosive Candidates For A Termobaric M72 LAW Shoulder Launched Weapon by Ms. Nancy Johnson (.pdf)

Talley Defense Systems and U.S. Navy Thermobaric Warhead Development Program by Mr. John Johnson

USAF Self-propelled Munitions by Col. Michael Legget

Friday, 16 April 2004

Munitions safety and effectiveness research in the Netherlands

HYBRID Propellant for Small, Medium and Large Caliber Applications by Mr. Jason Lawhon

Mechanical Properties Considerations for Fast Core Propellants by Dr. Pamela Kaste

Ivestigating Alternative ‘GREEN’ Primary Explosives by Mr. John Hirlinger 

AOT Gun Advanced Modular Gun Large-Caliber High Velocity Launcher 

M234 / M235 / M236 Self-Destruct Fuzes by Mr. William C. Kurtz

Low Cost Solutions for Modern Munitions by Mr. Edward Cooper

Deconstruction of Fuze Well Guidance Requirements by Mr. Chris Geswender

Automated Ammunition Magazine and Projectile Loader System (AAMPLS) by Mr. Gregory C. Hill

MONARC - 155mm Artillery for Frigate Size Ships by Dr. Joseph Kruse

SPINNER 2004 A New Version by Mr. Jeff Siewert

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