59th Annual Fuze Conference

"Fuzing Systems for Advanced Weapon Performance"

3 - 5 May 2016

Charleston, SC


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Army S&T Strategy

  • Karen Amabile, Project Officer, U.S. Army ARDEC and Shannon Haataja, AMSRD-RD MR-WDP-S

Navy S&T Strategy

  • Gabe Soto, Senior Electrical Engineer/FISTRP Chair, Naval Air Warfare Center

Concurrent Sessions

  • 18544 - High Reliability FPGAs for Fuzing and Fuze Safety Applications, Ken O’Neill, Microsemi Corporation
  • 18473 - An Evaluation of Flash Cells Used in Critical Applications, Rich Katz, NASA
  • 18271 - Grand Challenge Test Article 2 Modeling During Impact on Very High G Machine, Miroslav Tesla, US Army ARDEC
  • 18519 - Methodology and Results of a Safe Separation Study for Navy 5-inch Projectiles, Jason W Koonts, NSWC Dahlgren
  • 18550 - The Design and Test of a new Insensitive Munitions (IM) Booster for the UK Paveway IV Weapon System, Laurie Turner, Thales
  • 18477 - Use of X-RAY Microtomography to Characterize Several Internal Detonator Interfaces. Alex Lefrancois, Centre de Gramat


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Concurrent Sessions

  • 18462 - Development of an in-line EFI ignition safety device (ISD) for Fuzing of solid fuel motors, Dick Seddon, e2v Technologies Ltd
  • 18558 - A realtime RF/Bluetooth application for low cost fuze test telemetry collection, Greg Bixler, L-3 Fuzing and Ordnance Systems
  • 18486 - Shock-hardened Penetrator Data Recorder to Support Hard-Target Fuze Development, Shane Curtis, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 18569 - DoD MEMS Fuze Reliability Evaluation, Taylor Young, NSWC IHEODTD
  • 18535 - Fuzing Challenges for Guided Ammunition, Simone Fioravanti, Finmeccanica
  • 18562 - Selecting and Specifying Lithium Batteries for Advanced Fuzing Systems, Paul Schisselbauer, EnerSys Advanced Systems
  • 18406 - In Barrel Power Supply, Harald Wich, Diehl & Eagle Picher
  • 18566 - Embedded Surface Mount Triaxial Accelerometer, Robert Sill, PCB Piezotronics
  • 18546 - Design Optimization of Setback Generators – a Contribution to Energy Budget of Fuzing Systems, Michael Faber, Rheinmetall Waffe Munition
  • 18481 - European LEEFI-based? Fireset and ESAD, Max Perrin, JUNGHANS Defence
  • 18548 - The Benefits of Model Based Design to the Cost Effective Validation/Qualification of Advanced Active Optical Target Detection Devices, Gary Buzzard, Thales Missile Electronics UK
  • 18567 - Development of Modeling Methodologies for Simulation of Fuze Firesets Embedded in Explosive Fill, Andrew Malechuk, Applied Research Associates
  • 18405 - Quality Driven Complex Logic Development Process, Nicholas Adams, L-3 Fuzing & Ordnance Systems