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“Fuzing’s Evolving Role in Smart Weapons”

Salt Lake City, UT

May 24 - 26, 2011

Agenda (Brochure)

On-Site Agenda






 A Soldiers Perspective


DTRA S&T Strategy

Navy S&T Strategy

 OSD Perspective/ Fuze IPT

 Joint Fuze Technology Program

 Army Safety Approval Process

Navy Safety Approval Process

  • Gabe Soto, Chairman, Fuze and Initiation System Technical Review Panel

Air Force Safety Approval Process


Session IIIA

  • Use of Charge Based Programmable Logic Devices to Perform Fuze Safety Functions, Robert Hubal, US Army, ARDEC
  • Evolving Requirements for the Use of Logic Devices in the Implementation of Safety Features, John Hughes, US Navy, NAVAIR China Lake
  • Ceramic Capacitor Failures & Lessons Learned, Patrick O’Malley, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Enhanced Weapon Arming Safety by Controlled Accumulation of Arming Energy, Thomas Harward, Raytheon Missile Systems
  • Pyro-MEMS, Renaud Lafont, NEXTER Munitions
  • Universal Fuze Monitoring Test Systems, Jason Koonts, NSWCDD, Computer Engineer
  • Simple Optical Sensors for Firing Tests, Michael Connolly, US Army, AMRDEC
  • Scalable Software Evaluation Methodology and Tools, Jeffrey Fornoff, US Army, ARDEC
  • FIPS 140-2 Tamper Detection to protect Fuze Technology, John Ambrose, Mixed Signal Integration
  • Void Sensing Fuze Product (VSF) Improvement Program, Transition of German Technology to Meet American Warfighter Needs, Dale Spencer, Kaman Precision Products


THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011



Session IVA

  • Fuze Power - Quo Vadis?, Harald Wich, Diehl & Eagle Picher
  • New Data Recorder for Gun Launch and Impact Test with Options for Built-in High G Accelerometers and Angular Rate Sensors, Stephen Pruitt, DTS
  • Smart Materials for Fuzing, Dr. Daniel Peairs, L-3 Fuzing & Ordnance Systems
  • Generation and Measurement of Long Duration High-g Acceleration Profiles, Siegfried Nau, Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach-Institut
  • Development of a new MEMS High-g Accelerometer, Robert Kuells, Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach-Institut
  • Course Correction Fuze - Integration Technologies, Max Perrin, JUNGHANS Microtec GmbH
  • MK419 Mod 1 Multi-Function Fuze Product Improvement Program, Richard Chapman, US Navy, NSWC Dalhgren Division
  • Fuze for Tiger Helicopter Rocket - Inductive Setting and Motor Ignition, Max Perrin, JUNGHANS Microtec
  • Multifunction Fuze Capability Against High Speed Mobile Water Attack Craft, James Ring, ATK


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