49th Annual Targets, UAVs & Range Operations
Symposium & Exhibition

"Budgets Impacts on Test & Training"

25 - 27 October 2011

Fort Walton Beach, FL


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Keynote Adress:

Session I: Ranges and Range Operations
The Electronic Combat Range: The West Coast NAVAIR Electronic Warfare Range Complex

  • Mr. Joseph Albert, Section Head, Electronic Combat Range Test Management, NAVAIR, China Lake

P5CTS: The Vector for Air Combat Training

Outlaw ER

Overview: Marine Corps Operational Test & Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA)

  • Mr. Kenneth Lardie, Division Head, Expeditionary Test Division, Marine Corps Operational Test & Evaluation Activity

ATEC Re-organization and Support to the Test Ranges

  • Mr. Allen Tyler, Threat Combat Developer and Senior Threat Coordinator, Test & Evaluation Directorate, U.S.Army Test & Evaluation Command (ATEC), Aberdeen Proving Ground

Joint Standard Target Control System Interface (JSTCSI)

  • Mr. Dae Hong, Head, Target Systems Division, NAVAIR Weapons Division, Pt. Mugu

Range Encroachment Defense

  • Mr. Steve Shegrud, Senior Manager, Range Resources, Analysis & Tools, Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.

Session II: New Technology

Some Enabling Technologies

  • Mr. Brad Westphal, Director of Business Development, Honeywell Aerospace - Defense & Space

Supersonic Aerial Target (SSAT) 167X

Introduction to the Army Common Control System (ACCS)

  • Mr. Barry Hatchett, Lead Project Director, PEO STRI Targets Management Office, Redstone Arsenal

K-MAX: Robotic Helicopter Operations

Tri-Service Directed Energy Update

  • Mr. Doug Weatherford, Senior Advisor, PEO Simulations, Training and Instrumentation, PM Instrumentation, Targets and Threat Simulators, Instrumentation Management Office (PM ITTS-IMO)

Hubert D. Harris Scholarship Program Update

  • Mr. Cort Proctor, Consultant, Micro Systems, Inc.; Chairman, Scholarship Program, NDIA Targets Division


Thursday, October 27, 2011

Keynote Address:

  • Mr. Dyke Weatherington, Deputy Director, Unmanned Warfare, Portfolio Systems Acquisition, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition

Session III: Current developments

QF-16 Developments

Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS) Update

Land and Surface Target Scorer: Results From 2011 Proof of Concept Firing Trials

  • Mr. Gary Kemp, Program Director, Missile Scoring, Cambridge Consultants

Target Support to Test Events in a Resource Constrained Environment: The Navy’s Way Forward

Aerial Weapon Scoring System (AWSS) Future Integration: Radar Rocket Scoring and Data Capture

  • Mr. Derek Foster, Program Director, Electronic Systems, Meggitt Defense Systems, Inc.

Spectrum Processes: What Does it Take to Radiate?

F-16 & F-4: From Boneyard to Drone

Session IV: Military Programs and Requirements

U.S. Air Force

  • Ms. Holly Reedy, Chief, Full-Scale Targets, Aerial Targets Program Office, Eglin AFB

U.S. Army

  • Mr. Bruce Truog, Deputy Director, Targets Management Office, Redstone Arsenal

U.S. Navy

  • CAPT Daniel McNamara, USN, Program Manager, Aerial Target and Decoy Systems, PMA-208, Patuxent River