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

"Enhancing Small Arms Effectiveness in Current & Future Operations"

23 - 26 May 2011

Indianapolis, IN


Monday, May 23, 2011

National Small Arms Center Educational Initiative (12417)

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

PM MAS Session

PM Soldier Weapons
Chair: COL Doug Tamilio, USA

  • LTC Tom Ryan, USA
  • LTC Chris Lehner, USA
  • MAJ Chris Conley, USA


Joint Services Small Arms Program (JSSAP) Session
Joint Service Small Arms Program (JSSAP) Technology Research & Development Strategy (11760)

Advanced Lethal Armament Technology for Small Arms (12145)

Advances in Recoil Mitigation Technology for Small Arms (12167)

Advanced Fire Control for Small Arms (12141)

Lightweight Small Arms Technologies - The Final Installment (12170)

Facility Infrastructure Study for Caseless Ammunition (12599)

National Small Arms Center/National Small Arms Technology Consortium (12190)


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Luncheon Speaker - Griffin Hall

  • "Hidden Histories: American Small Arms - Making (1798-1830)", Dr. Stephen Small, JSSAP


Concurrent Sessions
Regency Ballroom 5 - Ammunition

  • 12407 - U.S. Coast Guard Caliber .40 Ammunition, Mr. Tim Ream, NSWC Crane
  • 11456 - Seize the Moment-An Optimized Caliber and the IC Competition, Mr. Jim Schatz, LVT, Inc.
  • 12322 - .50 Cal. Advanced Propellants, Mr. Jonathan Howard, St. Marks Powder
  • 12437 - Solid Propellant Propulsion System for Low-Velocity, Non-Lethal Projectiles with High Initial Thrust for Spin Stabilization From Fast-Twist Rifling, Dr. Jeffrey Widder, Battelle
  • 12612 - 40mm High Explosive Multi-Mode (HEMM) Grenade Concepts, Mr. Christopher Perhala, Battelle
  • 12759 - Cartridge Case Development: Continued Success with an Advanced Lightweight Material, Mr. Christian Miller, ATK Armament Systems
  • 12200 - 7.62mm Lethal Limited Range Round, Mr. Stephen McFarlane, U.S. Army
  • 12343 - Influence of Material Properties on Cartridge Case Function, Mr. Daniel Gubernat, U.S. Army RDECOMARDEC

Regency Ballroom 5 - Modeling & Simulation

  • 11872 - Update on Gas Flow and Heat Transfer Modeling in Small Arms Systems, Dr. Laurie Florio, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 12441 - Ballistic Performance of Steels and Aluminums in FE Firing Simulations, Dr. Justin Mach, ATK Small Caliber Systems

Regency Ballroom 5 - Weapons

  • 12109 - Rapid Development and Integration of Remote Weapon Systems to Meet Operational Requirements, Mr. Joseph Burkart, NSWC Crane
  • 12252 - Explosively-Clad Refractory Barrel Liners for Small Caliber Machine Guns, Dr. Douglas Taylor, TPL, Inc.
  • 12299 - The HAMR Project, Mr. Xavier Gavage, FN Herstal
  • 12338 - Small Arms Flash Measurement, Mr. Owen Cramer, SAIC/NSWC Crane
  • 12482 - S&T Activities in Support of the Canadian Small Arms Replacement Program, Mr. Paul Harris, DRDC Valcartier

Regency Ballroom 4 - System Integration

  • 12231 - Development and In-Theater Operation Evaluation of Moveable Weapon Mount System for the CH47 Helicopter, Mr. Adam Jacob, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 12118 - Development of an Alternate M240B Ammunition Container for Coast Guard HH65 Aircraft, Mr. Adam Jacob, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 12220 - MIL-PRF-XX613 and MIL-STD-X618, The Navy Upgrades Its Crew Served Weapons Positions, Mr. Christopher Brown, NSWC Crane
  • 12221 - Weapon Command and Control System for the MH-60S, Mr. William Reed, NSWC Crane
  • 12570 - Increasing ROWS Lethality with Optical Weapon Detection Systems, Dr. Pete Weiland, Radiance Technologies
  • 12257 - 360º Slew to Cue on the CROWS II, Mr. Tim Eagleson, Kollmorgen Electro Optical
  • 12414 - Advanced Remote/Robotic Armament System (ARAS), Mr. Robert Testa, U.S. Army ARDEC

Regency Ballroom 4 - International

  • 12171 - Non Lethal Capabilities International Approach, Current/Future, Mr. John Edwards, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 12315 - NATO Small Arms Ammunition Interchangeability via Direct Evidence Testing, Mr. Dominic Pellegrino, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • 12397 - Improving In-Service Small Arms Systems; An Australian Experience, Mr. Graham Evenden, Thales Australia
  • 12677 - The MK 19 Capability Upgrade Package: The Rheinmetall Velan Programmable Airburst Ammunition & Vingmate Fire Control Unit, Mr. Franz von Stauffenberg, Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH
  • 12330 - 40mm Low Velocity Air-Burst Munitions System, Mr. Aw Cheng Hok, ST Kinetics
  • Tungsten Carbide Material Research and Development of Small Arms Ammunition Armour Piercing, Mr. Fredrik Eringe, Nammo Talley
  • 12818 - Tracer Development in a Non-Conventional Plastic Moulded Frangible Projectile, Mrs. Nathalie Lahaie, GD-OTS Canada
  • Development of Infrared Tracers, Ms. Isabelle Theobald, GD-OTS Canada


Thursday, May 26, 2011

Warfighter Effectiveness
Chair: MAJ Matthew Bowler, USA, U.S. Army ARDEC

  • XM25 Individual Semi-Automatic Airburst System (ISAAS) (12439), Mr. Michael Stucki, ATK
  • Wireless Technologies for Enhancing Small Arms Effectiveness (12546), Dr. Ram Narayanan, Pennsylvania State University
  • Technical Description Methods Used in the Measurements of Accuracy/Percision (12901), Mr. Charles Marsh, NSWC Crane

SWEAT Course (12791)

Aggressor Suppression via the Use of Non-Lethal Projectiles and Launcher Systems (12267)

Rapid Acquisition of Crew Served Weapons Accessories (12499)