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INTERNATIONAL INFANTRY & JOINT SERVICES SMALL ARMS SYSTEMS
SYMPOSIUM, EXHIBITION & FIRING DEMONSTRATION

"Enhancing Small Arms Effectiveness in Current and Future Operations"

18 - 21 May 2009

Las Vegas, NV

 

Agenda

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    Mr. Anthony Melita, OUSD, (Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics) Land Warfare & Munitions

SESSION I - JOINT SERVICE SMALLARMS SYNCHRONIZATION TEAM (JSSAST) - 8501

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

SESSION II - PM MANEUVER AMMUNITION

SESSION III - SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION AND TECHNOLOGY

  • 8356 - FACTORS INFLUENCING DISPERSION OF SMALL CALIBER AMMUNITION, Mr. Jeff A. Siewert, Arrow Tech Assoc., Inc.
  • 8519 - U.S. ARMY SOLDIER WEAPONS AMMUNITION DEVELOPMENT, Mr. Robert Zienowicz, U.S. Army, Picatinny Arsenal
  • 8512 - ENHANCED FORCED ENTRY - THE RHEINMETALL ARGES 40MM X 46 DOOR BREACHING CARTRIDGE, Mr. Brian T. Sullivan, American Rheinmetall Munitions, Inc.
  • 8524 - U.S. NAVY SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION ADVANCEMENTS, Mr. Charles Marsh, Mr. Jarod Stoll, NSWC & Mr. David Leis, Federal Cartridge Company
  • 8527 - THE M200 HEDP , A NEW GENERATION RIFLE GRENADE, Mr. Steve Dart, Mecar USA
  • 8550 - LIGHTWEIGHT AMMUNITION DESIGN, Mr. Vincent Battaglia, COLTS DEFENSE LLC & BML Tool & Mfg. Corp

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

SESSION IV - JSSAP

  • 8525 - MODELING AND SIMULATION THROUGHOUT THE SMALL ARMS AQUISITION LIFE CYCLE, Mr. Timothy Fargus, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 8513 - MODELING OF GAS FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER IN SMALL ARMS WEAPON SYSTEMS, Dr. Laurie A. Florio, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 8514 - ADVANCED SMALL ARMS FIRE CONTROL TECHNOLOGY (ATO), Mr. Terence F. Rice, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 8537 - ADVANCED SMALL ARMS LETHAL ARMAMENT TECHNOLOGY (ATO), Mr. Shawn P. Spickert-Fulton, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 8536 - LIGHTWEIGHT SMALL ARMS TECHNOLOGIES, Mrs. Kori Phillips, JSSAP, U.S. Army ARDEC

SESSION V - SMALL ARMS AS A SUBSYSTEM OF NATO DISMOUNTED SOLDIER SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS PROGRAMMES - 8502

    Session Chair: LTC Mike Bodner, Chairman, NATO LCG 1, Directorate of Land Requirements (DLR) Department of National Defence, Government of Canada
  • Weapons & Sensors, Per G. Arvidsson, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration
  • Swedish Small Arms Programs, Per G. Arvidsson, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration
  • Small Arms Replacement Project 2, MAJ B. Gilchrist, DLR 5-5
  • Interoperability and Integration of Dismounted Soldier System, MAJ B. Gilchrist
  • Powered Rail, Torbjoern Eld, Chairman, Powered Rail Team, NATO

DIVISION REPORT AND ACTIVITY

    Mr. Dave Broden, Chair, Armaments Division; Broden Resource Solutions, LLC

SESSION VI - SOLDIER WEAPONS - (PANEL)

 

THURSDAY, MAY 21 2009

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

LUNCHEON SPEAKER - "The Modernization and Expansion of Ballistic Test Capabilities at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant", Ms. Stefana Reilly, ATK

SESSION VIII - FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS

  • 8419 - CREW SERVED WEAPONS ACCESSORIES: INTEGRATED TARGETING AND ILLUMINATION, Mr. Michael H. Jones, NSWC Crane
  • 8473 - USING 40MM AGL AS A PRECISION WEAPON AT LONG RANGES, Dr. Daniel Corriveau, Defence R&D Canada
  • 8389 - A NEW INTEGRATED DAY AND NIGHT FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR 40MM GRENADE WEAPONS, Mr. Bill Dunnill, Vectronix, Inc.
  • 8539 - RAZAR: RAPID ADAPTABLE ZOOM FOR AUTOMATIC RIFLE, Dr. Brett E. Bagwell, Sandia National Laboratories

SESSION IX - FIRE CONTROL PANEL - 8556

SESSION X - NATIONAL SMALL ARMS CENTER UPDATE - 8479

SESSION XI - WEAPONS

    Session Chair: Mr. John Edwards, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 8272 - TIME FOR A CHANGE - US "INCREMENTAL" SMALL ARMS FIELDING - STATUS REPORT 2009, Mr. Jim Schatz, Time4ChangeTeam
  • 8478 - M2 BARRELL EXTENSION IMPROVEMENTS, Mr. Geoffrey A. Herring, Principal Project Engineer, General Dynamics Armament & Technical Products
  • 8583 SHRIKE 5.56 - ADVANCED WEAPONS SYSTEMT, Mr. Geoffrey A. Herring, President and CEO, Ares Defense Systems, Inc.
  • 8423 - ROTARY WING CREW SERVED WEAPON INTEGRATION, Mr. Nigel Wasil, NSWC Crane
  • 8503 - THE 20MM ANTI-MATERIAL RIFLE: A NEW USE FOR UNUSED AMMUNITION, Mr. David P. Armstrong, NSWC Crane
  • 8469 - USSOCOM WEAPON SHOT COUNTER (WSC): PROVIDING MORE THAN ROUND COUNT, Mr. Jason M. Davis, NSWC Crane
  • 8453 - SOUND SUPPRESSOR SPECIFICATION AND SOUND MEASUREMENT, Mr. Owen Cramer, SAIC/Naval Surface Warfare Center

SESSION XII - 40MM GRENADE IMPROVEMENTS PANEL

    Session Chair: Mr. Dave Broden, Broden Resource Solutions, LLC
    Panelists:
  • Mr. James Grassi, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • Mr. Christopher Summa, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • Mr. Adam Sorchini, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • Mr. Jason Wasserman, U.S. Army ARDEC