37th Annual Guns & Ammunition
Symposium & Exhibition

15 - 18 April 2002

DTIC Citations

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

PEO Ammo - Maintaining the Lethality Edge


Session I - Tank, Mortar & Artillery Systems

  • Launch Dynamics of the 120-mm XM1002 Multi-Purpose Anti-Tank (MPAT) Training Projectile, J. F. Newill, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, APG, MD
  • 155 Bonus Sensor Fuzed Munitions, COL (RET) Torsten Gerhardsson, Bofors Defence AB
  • United States Marine Corps Class V(W) Ground Ammunition, CWO3 Anthony Liller, USMC
  • Combustible Cased 105mm Ammunition Development in Support of the Army Transformation, Enrico Mutascio, Armtec Defense Products Co.
  • 105mm M393A2 Terminal Ballistics Performance Against Concrete Wall, Timothy Farrand, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, APG, MD
  • XM-80 Grenade Point Burst Reference and Casing Expansion Investigations, Gary Boyce, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, APG, MD

Session II - Combat Vehicle Armaments

  • Advanced Light Armament for Combat Vehicles (ALACV): Progress Update, Steven Liss, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal
  • A Prediction on Dispersion Accuracy of the Gun-Vehicle System in Self-propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun, Ma Chunmao, Northwest Institute of Engineering, Xianyang, China
  • Swing Chamber Cannon: Technology Development for the Future Combat System (FCS), David Smith, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Watervliet Arsenal
  • 40mm Cased Telescoped Weapon System & Warrior IFV Ingegration, David Leslie, CTA International
  • Bushmaster 12.7mm Automatic Weapon, Alan Baldry and Joe Boyle, The Boeing Company
  • Multi-Role Armament and Ammunition system (MRAAS) Weapon Stabilization Assessment, Gregory Johnson, United Defense Armament Systems
  • AAAV 30mm HE Lethality Testing, LTC Darren Johnson, USMC
  • Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle, MAJ Peter Cushing, USMC
  • M10 Charging Handle, Greg Robinson and Dick Smith, TACOM-ARDEC, Picatiny Arsenal


Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Session III - Sea Borne Platforms

  • Material Movement and Management (M3) Technologies High Volume Automated Naval Magazines, Tony Steward, General Dynamics Armament Systems
  • In-Port or High Value Site Defense Using Frangible Self-Destruct Penetrator Ammunition, Scott Martin, Raytheon Electronics Systems and Mike Maston, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Pressure Wave Mitigation Through the use of an Ullage Minimization Device, Enrico Mutascio, Armtec Defense Products Co. and Michael Thornton, NSWC Indian Head
  • Dispersion Simulation & The Case Against Smooth-Bore Tubes, Jeff Siewert, Arrow Tech Associates

Session IV - Air Armament Systems

Session V - Fuzes, Propellants & Explosives

  • DEI Digital Engineering Initiative, Ed Rempfer, USA TACOM-ARDEC and Tim McAulife, General Dynamics OTS
  • The Promise Of Energetic TPE Gun Propellants From Notebook To Full Scale Verification, Paul Braithwaite, ATK - Thiokol Propulsion
  • Electrothermal-Chemical (ETC) Technology Weaponization Issues, Brad Goodell, United Defense Armament Systems
  • TNO-PML overview of enabling techniques for IM development, Gert Scholtes, TNO Prins Maurits Laboratory-The Netherlands

Session VI - Gun Systems & Fire Control

  • QuickLook: Changing the Way the US Army Looks at the Battlefield, Rob Werko, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal
  • Assessment of Precision Guided Munition Terminal Accuracy Using Wide Area Differential GPS and Projected MEMS IMU Technology, Ernest Ohlmeyer, NSWC Dahlgren
  • Transforming Cannon Artillery with Precision Guided Projectiles: The XM982 Excalibur Program, COL (RET) Frank Hartline, Raytheon Electronics Systems
  • Barrel Armor more Firepower on target, Robert Lowey, TPL Incorporated-Albuquerque
  • Low-Cost Visualization for Guided Projectile Trajectory Simulation, Mark Steinhoff and Robert Whyte, Arrow Tech Associates
  • Available Medium Caliber Barrel life improvements, Robert Waterfield, The Boeing Company
  • Systems Innovation for Soldier System Weapon Design, Donald Brush and Brian Hall, General Dynamics Armament Systems
  • RAVEN: A New Species of Gun for the Objective Force, Eric Kathe, U. S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Benet Labs


Thursday, April 18, 2002

Session VII - Medium Caliber Ammunition

  • Fragmenting Payload Ammunition Frap, Allan Buckley, Oerlikon Contraves Pyrotec AG
  • Air Bursting Munition for 40mm x 53 Automatic Grenade Launchers, Pierre Freymond, Oerlikon Contraves Pyrotec AG
  • Flameless Tracer & Marker, Stewart Gilman, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal
  • Advanced Medium Caliber HEI Ammunition-Mechanically Fuzed and Delay Initiated, Brian Tasson, Alliant Techsystems, Inc.
  • Developments in Medium-Caliber Bursting Munitions, Robert Becker, Alliant Techsystems, Inc.
  • High Precision Metal Forming, by Albert Tatka, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal
  • Investigation of MIC Materials for Electrically Initiated Lead Free Primers, Lee Hardt, NAVAIR Weapons Division
  • Low Cost Course Correction Technology, Richard Jolliffee, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal

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