51st Annual Fuze Conference

"Changing Fuze Standards"

22 - 24 May 2007

Nashville, TN


Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Session II - General Session

  • U.S. Army RDECOM ARDEC Perspective, Dr. Joseph Lannon, U.S. Army RDECOM ARDEC
  • Navy Overview, Mr. Randall Cope, Associate Dept. Head, Energetics at Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
  • Air Force Fuze Technology, Mr. Timothy Tobik, Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin
  • USAF Fuze Acquisition Roadmap, Ms. Elizabeth Thom
  • Precision Weapons for the Agile Warfighter, Mr. Jim Jordan, PEO MS Science & Technology Liaison

Session IIIA - Open Session


Thursday, May 24, 2007

Session IVA - Open Session

  • Novel Family of Multi Operational Fuzes for Artillery Munitions, Mr. Karl B. Kautzsch, JUNGHANS Feinwerktechnik GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dynamic Measurements of Multi-Layer Target Perforation at Enhanced Velocities, Mr. Ronald G. Lundgren, Applied Research Associates
  • One and Two Dimensional Diagnostics for Detonators & Boosters, Mr. Keith A. Thomas, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Multi-Option Fuze for Navy (Mk 437 MOFN), Mr. Brian Will, NSWC, Dahlgren
  • Mid-Scale Testing and Simulation of Fuze Terminal Ballistics Environments, Mr. Craig M. Doolittle, Applied Research Associates, Inc.
  • Gas and Moisture Transport Through Non-Hermetic Glass-to-Metal Bridge Wire Initiator Seals, Mr. Karl K. Rink, University of Idaho
  • Fabry Perot/PDV Comparison, Mr. Ralph Hodgin, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Use of Composite Vibration Spectra in MIL-STD-331 Fuze Qualification Programs, Ms. Julie S. Jennings, Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control
  • Constant Current Testing of a SemiConducting Bridge Initiator, Mr. Wim C. Prinse, TNO Defense Security and Safety

Session VA - Open Session

  • Fuze Safety Standards: Secrets for Success, Mr. Homesh Lalbahadur, Team Leader, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • The DOD Fuze Engineering Standardization Working Group's (FESWG) Technical Manual for the use of Logic Devices in the Implementation of Safety Features, Mr. John D. Hughes, NAWCWD
  • FESWG Qualification Guidelines for Fuzes and Ignition Safety Devices, Mr. Milton E. Henderson, Jr., U.S. Army RDECOM, AMRDEC
  • Changing Safety Requirements, Mr. Max Cone, L-3 Communications / KDI
  • Fuze Interface Standardization, Mr. Eric E. Roach, Lockheed Martin
  • Challenges of Evaluating the Compliance of NEW Technology to Fuze Standards, Mrs. Christina L. Adair, Raytheon
  • Guidance Integrated Fuze, Mr. Luke Steelman, Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • Data Recorders: JABS Bomb Drop, Mr. Casey Birmingham, NAWCWD
  • Adaptation of Existing Fuze Technology to Increase the Capability of the Navy's 2.75-inch Rocket System, Mr. Brian J. Goedert, NSWC Indian Head
  • DSU-33 C/B Proximity Sensor Design to Production Transition, Mr. Jeff Capaul, Alliant Techsystems