Air Launched Weapons


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IDGA’s Air-Launched Weapons Summit is taking place August 24-25, 2009 and will give you the opportunity to learn more about developing and deploying better, faster, and cheaper air-launched weapons. You will have the unique opportunity to interact and network with military, government, academic and private sector leaders.

The event will cover the ever more pivotal role in the way combat operations are conducted across the globe. OIF and OEF have shown that precision strike weapons are a necessity in the modern, urban warfare environment. This event will cover:

• Program Needs and Requirements
• Increasing Weapon System Effectiveness While Reducing Civilian Casualties
• UAV Weapon Integration

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Air Launched Weapons

  1. 1. Featuring updates from a variety of Presents a Training Conference… military programs! TM Better – Faster – Cheaper August 24 – 25, 2009 • Washington, D.C. Metro Area Hear the challenges and goals of the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines as they deploy and defend against air-launched weapons. Hear the latest updates from military program managers including: • Current resource allocation efforts as they pertain to weapon systems development, deployment, needs, and requirements • The latest on weapon systems advancements and requirements from all of the services • Key hurdles in weapons systems development and open discussion on how they can be overcome • Insight on weapons systems integration for unmanned air systems Hear from key decision-makers and innovators such as: Mr. Gerald F. “Fred” Pease Jr., Executive Director, Colonel Kenneth L. Echternacht, Jr., USAF, Chief, Science and Department of Defense Policy Board on Federal Technology Division, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Science, Technology Aviation, and Deputy Director of Operations, and Engineering) Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Captain Mat Winter, USN, PM Precision Strike Weapons Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Captain Mark Darrah, USN, F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Manager Captain John quot;Snoozequot; Martins, USN, Director, Air Vehicle, F-35 Lightning II Program Office Colonel Walter J Lindsley, USAF, Vice Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Exhibitor: Media Partners: 1-800-882-8684 •
  2. 2. Who You Will Meet: IDGA’s Air-Launched Weapons is the event to attend to learn more about developing and deploying better, faster, and cheaper air-launched weapons. You Better – Faster – Cheaper will have the unique opportunity to interact and network with an audience of military, government, academic and private sector leaders with job functions such as: • Operational needs and Dear Colleague, requirements • Weapons systems integration As budgets continue to tighten, we are tasked with producing highly • Weapons systems development efficient yet affordable air-launche d weapons. These munitions mus reduce civilian casualties and frien t • Systems engineering dly fire while still measuring up to threats. They must be smarter, fast enemy • Precision strike er and less expensive. • Modeling and simulation At IDGA’s Air-Launched Weapons 2009, you will hear about current • Testing and evaluation future needs and requirements from and a number of TM program offices. key • Acquisition Decision makers from all branch • Combat operations es of the military will explain how they are allocating their resource s to field more lethal, accurate, reliable, and economical weapo ns systems. As we focus on making the most out of current platforms, developing About IDGA newer forms of weapon systems with in tight budget constraints and The Institute for minimizing collateral damage, we must examine the development, Defense & Government deployment and future of our air-l aunched weapons systems, includin Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan g: information based organization • Threat detection and precision dedicated to the promotion of innovative • Lethality ideas in public service and defense. We • Deployability – weight, length – plat bring together speaker panels comprised forms that can use it of military and government professionals • Updated or new systems now bein g deployed while attracting delegates with decision- • Cost making power from military, government and defense industries. For more Join us for an interactive two-day information, please visit us at event focusing on the current nee future requirements of air-launche ds and d weapons. Act now & reserve you place among the top experts at this r critical event. Register today by calli 800-882-8684 or visiting ng Here’s what people are I look forward to meeting you in Aug ust! saying about IDGA Very Respectfully, conferences: e to join P . Mak e sur ctive .S “The lineup of speakers was nothing less ra us for an inte nday than excellent, and I was pleased to hear o workshop on M fresh and relevant topic coverage… the organization of the agenda and selection of afterno on! the speakers was top notch. I had Holly Schneider Brown considered a competing conference two Division Director, Launch & Gro weeks prior to the IDGA event. We are wth Events, IDGA happy that I chose the IDGA event.” – Tim Meyerhoff, LG Iris Technology Division 2 Exhibitor:
  3. 3. Main Conference Day One Monday, August 24, 2009 7:15 Registration & Coffee 11:35 Lunch 8:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 1:00 Direct & Time Sensitive Strike Programs • Anti-Radiation Missiles (ARMs) • Joint Air to Ground Missile (JAGM) 8:10 Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Mission Areas • Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) •Why and where we are • Rockets/pyrotechnics •Nuclear enterprise way ahead • Gun systems Colonel Walter J Lindsley, USAF Captain Brian Corey, USN Vice Commander Incoming Program Manager Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Direct and Time Sensitive Strike 8:50 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Air-Launched Weapons 1:40 Networking Break Employment in Combat •Precision weapons employment through sensor integration and networking 2:10 Eliminating Wiring Inside of an Airborne Captain Mark Darrah, USN Platform Program Manager • Bringing wireless for airborne applications F/A-18 and EA-18G Houman Ghajari Director of Government Systems and Technology MaXentric Technologies LLC 9:30 Networking Break Join us for a classroom-style workshop that will allow you to delve deep into the topic of wireless for the airborne platform. Our session leader, Houman Ghajari, has been involved in the research 10:15 AF Munitions Research Update and design of wireless communication systems and will lead an in- depth session on eliminating some of the wiring inside of the In-Depth Workshop • AFRL's role in addressing current and future needs and airborne platform. requirements • Near term munitions technologies Houman Ghajari is Director of Government Systems and • Mid and far term munitions quot;game changerquot; technologies Technology of MaXentric Technologies LLC. In this capacity, he Colonel Kenneth L. Echternacht, Jr., USAF is responsible for setting the company’s government business Chief, Science and Technology Division, Dep. Asst. Sec. strategies, as well managing MaXentric’s government operation. (Science, Technology and Engineering) / Incoming Director He has over 8 years of experience in the fields of wireless The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate communication systems, technical research of advanced communications and design and development of wireless communication systems. His research interest is in the development of next generation mobile platform. Currently he is 10:55 MQ-1 and MQ-9 Program Successes and Future leading the ViFi, V-band wireless network, development efforts for Challenges applications such as: airborne WLAN, high-throughput WLAN, and • Soaring past the 500K flying hour milestone soldier personal area network. Ghajari has a Bachelor’s degree in • Growing fleet to support 50 CAPs Electrical Engineering and a Minor in Math from San Jose State • Expanding the sensor and weapons inventory University. He earned his Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of California, San Diego. • Pursuing commonality smartly with the Army and Navy Lieutenant Colonel David Miller, USAF Deputy Commander 4:30 End of Day One 703rd Aeronautical Systems Group (Predator, Reaper) Register Today! 3
  4. 4. Main Conference Day Two Tuesday, August 25, 2009 7:30 Registration & Coffee 11:35 Lunch 8:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 1:00 HELLFIRE Program Update • Meeting the Warfighter needs in key areas to enhance survivability and lethality 8:10 JAMS Update Lieutenant Colonel Mike Brown, USA • Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM)- Pathfinder for the New 5000 Product Manager • Hellfire - responding to the evolving threat Hellfire Systems • Hydra 70 - current, capable and improving William D. Knox Director Business Management 1:40 Air-Launched Precision Strike Capabilities for Joint Attack Munitions Systems Project Office Today and Tomorrow • Current strike capabilities providing the warfighter lethal, interoperable, and cost-effective direct attack and standoff 8:50 Air Force Air-Launched Weapons Overview precision effects •Future plans • Future readiness capabilities addressing the warfighters' operational •Future requirements employment gaps to maintain tactical and strategic superiority Gerald F. “Fred” Pease Jr. • Innovative acquisition strategies that provide the warfighter the Executive Director, Department of Defense Policy Board on required current and future capabilities to fight the fight, and win Federal Aviation, and Deputy Director of Operations, Deputy Captain Mat Winter, USN Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements PM Precision Strike Weapons Headquarters U.S. Air Force 2:20 Networking Break 9:30 Networking Break 2:50 Air-Ground Operations 10:15 Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division • Liaison (BCDs [Battlefield Coordination Detachments] / ASOSs [Air Weapons Miniaturized Munitions Requirements Support Operation Squadrons]) and Development • Integration (JFO [Joint Fires Observers] / JTAC [Joint Tactical Air •Overview of current NAWCWD miniaturized weapons projects Controllers]) •NAWCWD future miniaturized munitions development • Future Concepts (JAGIC [Joint Air/Ground Integration Cell]) requirements Colonel Billy F. Sprayberry, USA Mr. Scott O'Neil Director, Joint and, Combined Integration Directorate Executive Director Fires Center of Excellence and Ft Sill Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division 3:30 SGM: Viper Strike, Griffin, and Competitive 10:55 JSF Weapons Integration Prototyping Assessment • Program update • Viper Strike • Weapons integration progress • Griffin • Weapons roadmap/requirements • SGM Rodeo Captain John quot;Snoozequot; Martins, USN Lieutenant Colonel Sean D. Hayes, USMC Director, Air Vehicle PM Small Guided Munitions, JAMS F-35 Lightning II Program Office Director of Marine Activities 4:10 End of Main Conference Register Today! 4
  5. 5. Sponsorship Opportunities Register Online, by Email, Phone, Sponsor or exhibit at IDGA’s Air-Launched Weapons conference! IDGA sponsorships and exhibits are an excellent opportunity for your company Fax or Mail to showcase its products and services to a highly targeted, senior-level military audience. IDGA helps companies achieve sales, marketing and branding objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and exhibit spaces – all of which are custom-tailored to help your company maximize its Web: exposure at the event and reach key decision-makers in your field. Email: FOR MORE INFORMATION To learn more about these and other marketing opportunities, please contact Phone: 1-800-882-8684 or 1-646-378-6026 Angela DiNatale at 212-885-2761 or via e-mail at Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day Mail: IDGA Venue and Lodging 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor See for updated venue information. New York, NY 10017 Upcoming IDGA Events: Aviation PRICING Military & Government Industry October 2009 Lifecycle Register & Pay by June 26 Register & Pay by July 26 Standard Price Standard Price Management Air-Launched $799 $899 $999 $999 November 2009 Weapons Team Discounts* Number of Attendees Savings of: 3 to 4 10% 5 or more 15% Past Delegates Include: * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. International Program Manager, Research Engineer Special Forces Head, Aerial Weapons MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IDGA Director, Combat Avionics Head, Armament Ammunitions Systems A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not Manager BD for Air Warfare accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. Director of Stand Off Strike Systems Weapons Logistics Management Specialist * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% Sr. Program Manager Tactical sales tax. Missiles Director Of Marketing Staff Engineer Weapons Airframe Division Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: Head JPMorgan Chase Manager of International Business Development Manager Strategy Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 Development ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Director, Precision Targeting and many others…. Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and Advanced Programs the event number: 10551.004 Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, and detailed conference materials. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be Exhibitor subject to cancellation. Please refer to for cancellation, postponement and substitution policy Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Media Partners Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. ©2009 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a trademark of IDGA. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under the Lanham Act and common law principles. 5 Register Today!
  6. 6. REGISTRATION CARD IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor ❑ Yes, please register me for New York, NY 10017 Air-Launched Weapons TM See Page 5 for pricing details. Your customer registration code is: When registering, please provide the code above. Salutation/Rank________________________Name_____________________________ Job Title_______________________________________________________________ Unit/Division____________________________________________________________ Organization____________________________________________________________ Approving Manager______________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________ City__________________________________State______________Zip___________ Phone________________________________Fax_______________________________ 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: 1 Web: E-mail__________________________________________________________________ 2 Email: ❑ Check enclosed for $_________ (Payable to IDGA) 3 Phone: 1-800-882-8684 ❑ Charge my __Amex __Visa __Mastercard __Diners Club 4 Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day Card #____________________________________Exp. Date___/___ 5 Mail: IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. 10551.004/D/KA New York, NY 10017 Featuring updates Presents a Training Conference… from a variety of military programs! TM Better – Faster – Cheaper August 24 – 25, 2009 • Washington, D.C. Metro Area Hear the challenges and goals of the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines as they deploy and defend against air-launched weapons. Exhibitor: