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Armament Systems Forum

"Armament System Response to the Evolving Threat Spectrum"

7 - 10 May 2018

Indianapolis, IN

DTIC Citations

Monday, May 7, 2018

Tutorial Sessions:

Tutorial 7: Small Caliber Lead Free Primer Panel
Moderator: Mr. Steve Faintich, Sr. Director Marketing & Sales, St. Marks Powder


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Keynote Address


Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Small Arms Track

Panel Discussion: PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems (PM-MAS)
Moderator: COL Hector Gonzalez, USA, Project Manager, PM-MAS Panel Discussion: Joint Service Small Arms Synchronization Team (JSSAST)
Moderator: Mr. Augustine Funcasta, USA, RDECOM-ARDEC, JSSAP

JSSAP Science and Technology Advisory Council

ARDEC Small Caliber Barrel S&T Efforts

Characterization of Machine Gun Barrel Temperature and Stress Conditions Through Correlation of Testing and Modeling Simulation Data

Precision Munitions Technology

Guns, Ammunition, Rockets & Missiles Track (GARM) Track

Panel Discussion: Armament Response to Evolving Threat Spectrum
Moderator: Mr. Dave Broden, President, Broden Resource Soultions

GARM - Concurrent Sessions: (Distribution A)


Modernizing Field Artillery Maintenance Equipment to Increase Performance and Reduce Needed Resource

Unconventional Emerging Technology Armaments (UEA) Track

Major Defense Acquisition Programs and Meeting Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Survivability Requirements

The Secure Supply Chain

Adaptive Sensitivity Testing in Armaments, A Case Study


Thursday, May 10, 2018

Small Arms Track

Concurrent Sessions:

Session I: Ammunition (Plaza A)
Moderator: Mr. Bruce Webb, Director, Specialty Ammunition, NAMMO, Inc.


Multiplex Small Arms Cartridge Technology

A Wild Ride-9mmm MK217 SMAW Spotting Cartridge

Contributions of Variables to Velocity Deviations in Small Caliber Ammunition

Contributing Factors to Proper Tracer Performance

The Next Advancement for the Battle Proven M240 Weapon System


Session 2: Target Acquisition – Fire Control Panel (Plaza B)
   Mr. Robert Guarasi, Wilcox Industries Corporation and
   Mr. Terence Rice, RDECOM-ARDEC, JSSAP


Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Robert Guarasi, Wilcox Industries Corporation
Government Panelist:

DTIC Citations