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2016 Armament Systems Forum

"Shaping the Armament Enterprise to Meet Evolving Global Requirements"

25 - 28 April 2016

Fredericksburg, VA


Monday, April 25, 2016

Tutorial Sessions


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Small Arms Forum

Pushing Capability Down, Not Up - Soldier/Squad Overmatch

Hathcock Award

Wounds Ballistic Testing Panel
Moderator: Mr. Jim Schatz

PM Soldier Weapons Panel
Moderator: COL Brian Stehle, USA, PM Soldier Weapons

PM MAS Panel
Chair: COL Moises Gutierrez, USA, Product Manager, Maneuver Ammunition Systems


Wednesday, April 27, 2016


JSSAP Science and Technology Advisory Council (18268)

Active Stabilization of Firearms by Optical Target Tracking(18314)

Cased Telescoped Systems: 6.5mm Carbine and 7.62mm Machine Gun (18325)


NATO Weapons and Sensors Working Group Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Bart Halpern, U.S. Army ARDEC

Next Generation Small Unit Weapon Systems - A Path to Overmatch (18260)

America's Foot Soldiers New Round (18261)

Low Plasticity Burnishing for Fatigue Life Extension of the M4A1 Carbine Bolt (18263)

A John Browning View of the U.S. Small Arms Industry (18278

MK 48 MOD 1 Machine Gun - Sustained Fire Upgrade (18355)

Light Weight .338 Medium Machine Gun System Development (18356)


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Concurrent Sessions


Test and Evaluation

Fire Control and Ancillary Equipment

Weapon Suppression


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Guns, Ammunition, Rockets & Missiles (GARM) Forum

U.S. Army Keynote Speaker

ARDEC Keynote Speaker

ARDEC's Science and Technology Strategic Plan

JNLWD's S&T Investments and Capabilities Gaps

DOTC Enterprise Overview

NDIA Government Policy Update

Armament Systems Session Continued

Direct and Indirect Fire Guns Session


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

S&T Needs and Gaps - How to Better Communicate - Panel Discussion

Moving Target Artillery Round (MTAR) (18280)

40mm EAPS Gun ATO Integrated Demonstration vs. Class 2 UAS (18295)

40mm PGU-47/U SAPHEI-T Cartridge Qualification Status Presentation (18320)

Mortars Session


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Concurrent Sessions

Fire Control Session

Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Session



Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Unconventional Emerging Technology Armaments (UEA) Forum

NDIA Welcome and Armament Division Update

Role of MCOTEA in Testing of Small Arms

Future Concepts for the Next Fight

Directed Energy - U.S. CITIZENS ONLY


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Non-Lethal Technology, Payloads and Effects

Sensors and Enabling Technology

U.S. Army Research Laboratory