Conference Proceedings


International Infantry & Joint Services Small Arms Systems Symposium, Exhibition & Firing Demonstration

"Enhancing Small Arms Effectiveness in Current and Future Operations"

19 - 22 May 2008

Dallas, TX

 

Agenda

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Session I: Joint Services Small Arms Synchronization Team (JSSAST)
Chair: COL Karl Scott Flynn, USA, Chairman, JSSAST

Small Arms Section Awards Presentation
Chinn Award
Recipient: Mr. Troy Smith

Hiram Maxim and His Machinegun: A Great Force Harnessed to a Useful Purpose

PM Soldier Weapons

 

Session II: Small Arms Ammunition and Technology

Lethal Limited Range Harbor Security Ammunition

Effects of Small Caliber Ammunition through Intermediate Barriers

After Barrier Effectiveness of Small Caliber Ammunition

.50 Caliber Short Range Training Ammunition

 

Session III: Advancements in 40mm Munitions (Low and High Velocity);Presentations by 40mm Technology Insertion Team
Chair: Mr. David Broden, Broden Resource Solutions, LLC

M385A1 Composite Projectile Feasibility Study

 

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Keynote Address

 

Session IV: JSSAP

Lightweight Small Arms Technologies Update

The Ultimate Caliber: Myth or Reality?

Infantry Studies and Simulations

Joint Service Small Arms Program Applied Research Initiatives

JSSAP's Future Small Arms Technology Plan: The Fusion of Science and Science Fiction

 

Session V: NATO

NATO Research and Technology Organization Update

NATO Infantry Weapons Standardization

    Mr. Per Arvidsson, FMV, Sweden

 

Session VI: Time for a Change - U.S. "Incremental" Small Arms Fielding: Failures and Solutions

 

Session VII: Industry Ammunition Producers and Technology Companies
Chair: Mr. David Broden, Broden Resource Solutions, LLC

 

Thursday, 22 May 2008

Keynote Address

National Small Arms Center Update

 

Session IX: Testing, Training and Simulation

    Technical Evaluation, Operational Evaluation, Lessons Learned in Small Arms Procurement, Mr. Joseph Abram, NAVSEA, Crane

Suppressing Sacred Cows

NDIA Strategic Initiatives

    Mr. David Broden, Chairman, Armaments Division; Broden Resource Solutions, LLC

 

Session X: Less Lethal Systems and Technology

 

Session XI: Weapons

Canadian Proposed Small Arms Demonstration Project

Advanced Thermal Management of Automatic Rifles

Implementation of the New Israeli Light Machine Gun (LMG),"The NEGEV," as a Fire Power Multiplier in the Current and Future Battlefields: Assessments & Conclusions

Experimental Performance Analysis on Recoil Pad for Reducing Firing Shock Force

Development of a Non-Lethal 12ga. Shotgun System for Use with the EM113REV

 

Session XII: Fire Control

Fire Control Units for Thermal Weapon Sights

Aimpoint BR8: A Fire Control System for Small Arms

Real Time Fire Control Solution for Individual and Crew-Served Direct Firing Infantry Weapons: Algorithm and Implementation