Accession Number:

ADA537527

Title:

Futures Meeting November 2009

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 17-19 Nov 2009

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

A Futures Conference was held in accordance with the directions of the Joint Service Small Arms Program JSSAP from 17-19 November 2009, at the Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, OH. The conference attendees were recruited from Battelle staff and primarily JSSAP personnel. The participants were broken into three groups under the guidance of a group leader who had small arms expertise. The areas for discussion were Energy Supplying power for the warfighters individual weapon system to reduce weight and alleviate resupplylogistics issues. Discussions were encouraged on better energy management methods including generation and conservation. Target Engagement Improving the warfighters ability to engage the target. This includes better sighting, the ability to mass fire, and engaging Beyond Line of Sight BLOS and Non Line of Sight NLOS targets. Target Effectiveness Improving the effectiveness of any ordnance delivered on the target.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE